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You are aiming to spend \$100 or less on meat for a barbeque. Your options are chicken or steak. Chicken costs \$1.29/lb and steak costs \$3.49/lb. How much of each meat can be purchased? You may use the coordinate grid to represent your answer.

Guest Apr 16, 2018
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If you want to spend ALL your money on chicken, then you just divide:

\$100 /\$1.29 =~77.5 Lbs of chicken. That leaves you with:

\$100 - [\$1.29 x 77.5] =\$0.02 cents.

If you wish to spend ALL your money on steak, then just divide:

\$100 / \$3.49 =28.65 Lbs of steak. That leaves you with:

\$100 - [\$3.49 x 28.65] =\$0.01 cent !!.

If you wish to divide your money half and half, then you just divide \$50 by the price of chicken and \$50 by the price of steak. That will give you half of the above numbers that we got for \$100.

Guest Apr 16, 2018

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