# Math

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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