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Since Rachelle uses <math>3</math> pounds of meat to make <math>8</math> hamburgers, she uses <math>\frac{3}{8}</math> pounds of meat to make one hamburger. She'll need 24 times that amount of meat for 24 hamburgers, or <math>\frac{3}{8} \cdot 24 = \boxed{\textbf{(E)}\ 9}</math>. | Since Rachelle uses <math>3</math> pounds of meat to make <math>8</math> hamburgers, she uses <math>\frac{3}{8}</math> pounds of meat to make one hamburger. She'll need 24 times that amount of meat for 24 hamburgers, or <math>\frac{3}{8} \cdot 24 = \boxed{\textbf{(E)}\ 9}</math>. | ||
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Problem
Rachelle uses 3 pounds of meat to make 8 hamburgers for her family. How many pounds of meat does she need to make 24 hamburgers for a neighborhood picnic?
Solution
Since Rachelle uses pounds of meat to make hamburgers, she uses pounds of meat to make one hamburger. She'll need 24 times that amount of meat for 24 hamburgers, or .
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