**Guide :Middle School **

# Hamburger sells 3 pounds for six dollars if Samantha 510 pounds of hamburger how much will she pay

Hamburger sells 3 pounds for six dollars if Samantha 510 pounds of hamburger how much will she pay**I believe you meant to say that if Samantha bought 510 pounds of hamburger, how much will she pay? Now from the information we already have, we know that 3 pounds of hamburger will cost 6 dollars. The next thing we need to know is how much one pound of hamburger will cost. This will help us calculate how much the rest will cost.we now form an equation to assist us.3 = 61= x(where x represents the unknown price of one pound of hamburger)Now we must cross-multiply:3 * x = 6 x 13x = 6 x = 6/3x = 2therefore one pound of hamburger costs 2 dollars.Now, If one pound costs 2 dollars, how about 510 pounds?We simply multiply: 510 x 2 = 1,020Therefore Samantha will pay 1, 020 dollars for 510 pounds of hamburger.**...