# Math Word Problem

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Tristen mixes nuts that cost \$2.00 per pond with nuts that cost \$4.00 per pound. He buys triple as much of the \$2.00 per pound nut than he buys of the \$4.00 per pound nut. If he spent a total of \$32.00, how many pounds of the \$2.00 per pound nut did he buy?

• Math Word Problem -

Let x = the amount of \$2/lb nuts
Let y = the amount of the \$4/lb nuts

He buys triple of x amount so
3y = x

This is similar to the first problem you posted. We need to know the value:

Our second equation is 2x+ 4y = 32

You can complete this one just like the previous one that you posted.

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