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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 315-pound mixture that will sell for $8 per pound. How many pounds of each should be used?

  1. bobpursley

    315=T+C
    6T+13C=8*315

    does that help?

  2. sandra

    yes, thanks, i solved the same:)

  3. 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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