Posted by **regina** on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 5:55pm.

Mr. Miller says, Plan on a quarter pound of hamburger per person." There are 21 people in the class, including Mr. Miller and us." How much money should be collected for the cost of each burger in each student? if Hamburger Meat: $1.49 per pound ( limit: 5 pounds per customer. Additional of $1.79 per pound)

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**ali**, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 6:01pm
set up an equation, slope-intercept might help!

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**Ms. Sue**, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at 6:23pm
21 * (1/4) = 21/4 = 5 1/4 lbs.

5 * $1.49 = $7.45

1/4 * 1.79 = $0.45

7.45 + 0.45 = $7.90

7.90 / 21 = $0.376 = $0.38 per person

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