## The Deli and Other Situations

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# The Deli and Other Situations

Mrs. Ortiz buys 0.8 lb of turkey and 2.5 lb of ham. The total cost is $22.75. The ham costs $6.70 per lb. What is the price per pound of the turkey?

- Write an equation to represent the problem.
- Estimate the solution and decide whether your estimate makes sense.
- Solve the equation and write the answer as a complete sentence.

## Hint:

Use the question in the problem to help you decide what quantity the variable in your equation should represent.