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Soybean meal is 16% protein; cornmeal is 8% protein. How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 320-lb mixture that is 10% protein?

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    x + y = 320
    .16x + .08y = .10(320)


    From there, just use the addition/elimination principle to solve for x and y.

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