Posted by **Jrich** on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 9:12am.

A merchant blends tea that sells for $5.45 a pound with tea that sells for $2.45 a pound to produce 80 lb of a mixture that sells for $3.95 a pound. How many pounds of each type of tea does the merchant use in the blend?

lb (at $5.45/lb)

lb (at $2.45/lb)

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