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Mixed nuts. Oh Nuts! sells pistachio kernels for $6.50 per pound and almonds for $8.00 per pound. How much of each type should be used to make a 50-lb mixture that sells for $7.40 per pound?

  • Algebra -

    let the amount of pistastio be x
    let the amount of almonds be 50-x

    solve
    6.5x + 8(50-x) = 7.4(50)

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    X= $20

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