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How many pounds of the $1.65 candy does he use?A candy maker mixes 2 types of candy so...
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Let x be the number of pounds needed from the 1.65 candy.
We have the following
Type 1 + Type 2 ----> Mix
x lb (100-x)lb 100lb
$1.65/lb $1.90/lb $1.75/lb
If we look at the cost of moxing the candy we get the following.
Hence we need 60lb of the $1.65 candy and 40lb of the $1.90 candy.
Posted by rcmath on May 2, 2012 at 3:26 AM (Answer #1)
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