Posted by **Shakeena Benton** on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 12:52am.

All-mixed-up nut shop sells mix consisting of cashews and pistachios. how many pounds of cashews, which sell for $7 per pound , should be mixed with 4 pounds of pistachios which sell for $4 per pound to get a mix of $5 per pound?

- MATH (Algebra) -
**Steve**, Friday, March 15, 2013 at 10:05am
7c + 4(4) = 5(c+4)

c = 2

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- college algebra - A store sells cashews for $5.00 per pound and peanuts for $1....
- Math - A grocery store wants to make a mixture of nuts consisting of cashews and...
- finitemath - a store sells cashews for $5.00 per pound and peanuts for $1.50 per...
- Math - Peanuts sell for $3.00 per pound. Cashews sell for $6.00 per pound. How ...
- algebra - A store sells mixtures of almonds and cashews for $6.50 per pound. ...
- pre-calculus - Almonds cost fiver per pound and cashews cost nine per pound. How...
- algebra - a candy company has 130 pounds of cashews and 170 pounds of peanuts ...
- algebra - To make a special mix, the owner of a fruit stand wants to combine ...
- math - A nut wholesalersells a mix of peanuts and cashews. He charges $2.80 per ...
- algebra - walnuts that sell for $3 a pound and macadamia nuts that sell for $4 ...

More Related Questions