Tanisha's potato salad recipe calls for 2.5 pounds of potatos.She decides to make 3.5 times her regular recipe. How many pounds of potatoes should Tanisha buy?

She will need $8.75 , \mathmr{and} 8 \frac{3}{4}$ pounds of potatoes.
Mulltiply the amount of potatoes in the recipe by $3.5$.
$\text{2.5 pounds of potatoes"xx"3.5} = 8.75 =$$8 \frac{3}{4} \text{ pounds of potatoes}$