Posted by **Chuck** on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 3:15pm.

A store mixes Kenyan coffee worth $11 per kilogram and Turkish coffee worth $13 per kilogram. The mixture is to sell for $12 per kilogram. Find how much of each should be used to make a 348-kilogram mixture. How many kilograms of the Kenyan coffee should be in the mixture?

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**Steve**, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 3:39pm
11K + 13T = 12*348

but K+T=348, so

11K + 13(348-K) = 12*348

K = 174

as expected, since the final price is the average of the two kinds, there is an equal amount of each.

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