Monday

September 1, 2014

September 1, 2014

Posted by **Carlos** on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 11:45pm.

How many pounds of the cornmeal should be in the mixture?_____pounds

How many pounds of the soybeans meals should be in the mixture?______pounds

- Math -
**drwls**, Sunday, July 19, 2009 at 1:23amLet the number of pounds of corn meal be x and the number of pounds of soybean meal be y.

x + y = 240, for obvious reasons.

(0.06 x + 0.12 y)/240 = 0.1 (the fracttion that is protein)

Solve those two equations for x and y, using algdebra.

The sccond equation can be rewritten as

0.06x + 0.12y = 24, or

x + 2y = 400

Take it from there

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math - Soybean meal is 12% protein, cornmeal is 6% protein. How many pounds of ...

algebra - Soybean meal is 12% protein: cornmeal is 6% protein. How many pounds ...

math - soybean meal is 12% protein; cornmeal is 6% protein.How many pounds of ...

Math Algebra 1a - Soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein. How many...

math - Soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein. How many pounds of ...

Math - Soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein. How many pounds of ...

algebra 1a - Soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein. How many ...

Algebra - Soybean meal is 12% protein; cornmeal is 6% protein. howmany pounds of...

math - Soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein. How many pounds of ...

Algebra - Soybean meal is 16% protein; cornmeal is 8% protein. How many pounds ...