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Brand A granola is 25​% nuts and dried fruit and brand B granola is 20​% nuts and dried fruit. How much of sweet item A and sweet item B should be mixed to form a 20-lb batch of sweets that is 23​% nuts and dried​ fruit?

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  2. amount of brand A needed --- x lb
    amount of brand B needed ---- 20-x lb

    .25x + .2(20-x) = .23(20)
    .25x + 4 - .2x = 4.6
    .05x = .6
    x = 12

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