Posted by **trixie** on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 5:31pm.

cashew nuts sell for $21.00/kg. Brazil nuts sell for $15.00/k. A distributor sold a total of 120 kg of nuts and Brazil nuts for $2244. What mass of each type of nut was sold?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 6:54pm
cashews --- x

brazils ---- 120-x

solve for x :

21x + 15(120-x) = 2244

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**kelly**, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 8:53pm
so do i write the exact same thing as you wrote?

what does this mean?

cashews --- x

brazils ---- 120-x

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**kelly**, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 8:54pm
trixie , we have the same question lol

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 9:00pm
Trixie/Kelly -- you're using the same computer so I assume you're the same person.

Please use the same name for your posts.

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**Chanel**, Friday, June 14, 2013 at 12:54am
So what's the answer?

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