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Barb purchased a loaf of bread for $2 and p pounds of sliced ham at $5 per pound for a total of $13.25. The relationship between what she purchased and her

total purchase price is represented by this equation: 5p + 2 = 13.25 What was the total number of pounds of ham that Barb purchased?



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Divide both sides by 5

The total number of pounds of ham that Barb requested is 2.25 pounds.
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