Posted by **Gabe** on Friday, May 2, 2008 at 2:30am.

i need to know exactly the formula of how to do these types of problems because i have spend seriously over an hour trying to do this one problem. HELP!

A dealer mixes candy worth 90 cents per pound with candy worth 65 cents per pound in order to obtain 40 pounds of candy to be sold at 75 cents per pound. how many pounds of the 90 cent candy should be used?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- algebra 2--matrices. - A grocer wants to m,ix three kinds of hard candy to sell ...
- math - A candy dealer makes up a mixture of 3 parts of candy costing him 60 ...
- Algebra 1 - Candy worth $2.45 per pound is mixed with candy worth $2.30 per ...
- math - Ellen wishes to mix candy worth $1.64 per pound with candy worth $3.46 ...
- algebra/trig - You need a 100 pounds of two types of candy that cost 50 cents ...
- algebra - Calvin mixes candy that sells for $2.00 per pound with candy that ...
- algebra - a store mixes red fescue worth $10 per pound and ryegrass worth $14 ...
- math - A store mixes peanuts worth $10 per pound and biscuit worth $13 per pound...
- Algebra - A store mixes red fescue worth $10 per pound and ryegrass worth $13 ...
- Math - how much candy that is worth $5 per pound must be mixed with 60 lb that ...

More Related Questions