**GED Skill: Add fractions with common denominators**

The Smith family is having a party with 11 guests. They are serving 1/4 lb. burgers. If the average is 1 1/2 burgers per guest, how many pounds of hamburger should be bought?

The Smith family is having a party with 11 guests. They are serving 1/4 lb. burgers. If the average is 1 1/2 burgers per guest, how many pounds of hamburger should be bought?

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common denominator,
fractions,
ged,
math

Dan decided to landscape the outside of his home and ordered 5 cubic yards of red cedar mulch. Each cubic yard cost $35. In addition he was charged a $35 delivery charge because he was outside the city limits. What was the total cost, including 5.5% sales tax (delivery charge is subject to sales tax).

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