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A coffee distributor needs to mix a(n) Organic Free Trade coffee blend that normally sells for $8.30 per pound with a Rift Valley coffee blend that normally sells for $13.90 per pound to create 80 pounds of a coffee that can sell for $10.82 per pound. How many pounds of each kind of coffee should they mix?

Answer: They must mix
______pounds of the Organic Free Trade Blend
______pounds of the Rift Valley Blend.
Round your answers to the nearest whole number of pounds.

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  1. Very similar to your previous alcohol mixture problem that I did for you.
    Follow my procedure and let me know what you get.

    hint:
    let the amount of $8.30 coffee be x pounds
    then the amount of $13.90 coffee be 80-x pounds

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