Posted by **Anonymous** on Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 11:58am.

The owner of a candy store want to sell, for $6 per lb, a mixture of chocolate-covered raisina, which usually sells for $3 per lb, and chocolate-covered macadamia nuts, which usually sells for $8 per lb. They have 40 lbs of raisins. How many lbs of the nuts should be mix with the raisins so that they hit their target value of $6 per lb mixture?

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