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Posted by **raylene** on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at 11:59pm.

How many pounds of the cheaper kind should they use in the mix?

-please help! so confused!

- MATH -
**Kristen**, Monday, December 15, 2008 at 12:41amyou have 29 total pounds. You want soo many pounds of the 44 cent and so many pounds of the 55 cent feed. So you can make the equation .44x + .55(29-x) = 29 x .47

Solve for x, that will tell you how many pounds of the cheaper kind they should use

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