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The manager of a bulk foods establishment sells a trail mix for $6 per pound and premium cashews for $13 per pound. The manager wishes to make a 315pound mixture that will sell for $8 per pound. How many pounds of each should be used?

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bobpursley
315=T+C
6T+13C=8*315
does that help? 
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sandra
yes, thanks, i solved the same:)

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ken
matthew mixes pretezls that sell for $1.50 a pound with cereal that sells for $3.00 a pound. He wants to make 12 pounds of a mixture to sell for $2.00 a pound. How many pounds of each should he make?
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