# Algebra

posted by Lee

TeaPots n Treasures sells loose Oolong tea for \$2.15 per ounce. Donna mixed Oolong tea with shaved almonds that sell for \$0.95 per ounce to create the Market Street Oolong blend that sells for \$1.85 per ounce. One week, she made 300 oz of Market Street Oolong. How much tea and how much shaved almonds did Donna use?

1. Steve

If there were x oz of almonds, then the rest (300-x) was tea.

0.95x + 2.15(300-x) = 1.85(300)

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