# Jesse bought 5.2 pounds of grapes for $7.75. Using the unit rate, how much would 3 pounds of grapes cost?

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#### Explanation:

So the unit price is

#### Explanation:

In the context of this question unit rate is the cost of 1 (unit) pound of grapes.

To turn the 5.2 into 1 divide it by 5.2. For multiply or divide, what we do to the bottom we also do to the top to maintain correct proportions.

To reduce rounding error use

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1 pound cost

Multiply both sides by 3