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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


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

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