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A mixture of peanuts and walnuts sells for $3 per pound. How many pounds of peanuts at $1.50 per pound should be mixed with 12 pounds of walnuts at $4 per pound

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  1. x(1.5) + 12(4) = (x+12) * 3

    1.5 x = 12
    x = 8
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    check
    8*1.5 + 12*4 = 60

    8+12 = 20 pounds total
    20 * 3 = 60

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