# College Algebra

Randall wants to mix 41 lb of nuts worth ​\$2 per lb with some nuts worth ​\$8 per lb to make a mixture worth ​\$7 per lb. How many pounds of ​\$8 nuts must he​ use?

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1. pounds of \$8 nuts ----- x
pounds of other nuts ---- 41-x

8x + 2(41-x) = 7(41)

solve for x

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2. Pounds of nuts-cost per pound-total cost

41-\$2-?
x-\$8-?
?-\$7-?

There is a chart and I have to fill in the question marks. x= 205/6 0r 34.16667

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