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A coffee mixture has beans that sell for $0.20 a pound and beans that sell for $0.68. If 120 pounds of beans create a mixture worth $0.54 a pound, how much of each bean is used? Model the scenario then solve it. Then, in two or more sentences explain whether your solution is or is not reasonable.

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  2. if x lbs are cheap beans, then the rest (120-x) are expensive.
    Now just add up the value of the parts, and they must equal the value of the mix.

    .20x + .68(120-x) = .54*120

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