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Sarah mixes cashews that cost $9.00 per pound with 50 lb of peanuts that cost $5.00 per pound. How many pounds of cashews should she mix to make a nut mixture that cost $6.50 per pound?

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  1. amount of $9.00 nuts --- x lbs

    9x + 5(50) = 6.5(50+x)
    9x + 250 = 325 + 6x
    3x = 75
    x = 25

    your conclusion is .... ?

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