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You go to the store looking to purchase some food, and you are not sure if you want chicken or ground beef. You decide that you will buy whichever will give you the most food for your money. The package of boneless chicken costs $3.15 for 1.5 pounds. Ground beef costs $5.48 for 2 pounds. Which of these two would be a better buy, in terms of pounds of food per dollar?