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Posted by **Monica** on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:41pm.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:44pmYou've received answers for several of your problems.

Now it's your turn.

We'll be glad to check your work in solving this problem.

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**Monica**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:45pmAnd I am very appreciative of the help I've gotten so far. I sincerely am. I am unsure how to set up this problem?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:52pmTry different methods until you find a reasonable answer.

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**Monica**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 4:57pmI would love to try that, but I have no idea where to begin. I don't have class until tomorrow night, so I cannot ask my instructor. I am not trying to be selfish with the help I've received from this site. I am grateful and I genuinely need help.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:10pmThe best way to learn is to try to do these math problems. We all learn by trial and error and failing sometimes.

You know that you'll need more than half the mixture must be walnuts. There will probably be around 25 or so pounds of walnuts.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:11pmAlso -- check out the Related Questions below. They should give you some clues about how to approach this problem.

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**Kuai**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:32pmLet walnut w and pecan p

p = 40-w

10w + 18(40-w) = 40(15)

10w + 720 -18w = 600

-8w + 720 = 600

Solve for w

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**Monica**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 6:15pmAny chance you gals would like to go to class with me tomorrow evening? It's 6:00-9:45 pm eastern time in Richmond, IN?

Thank you very much for the assistance, I really do appreciate it more than you know.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, June 24, 2013 at 6:25pm:-)

You're very welcome.

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