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Barstucks is making a new coffee blend. The company bought 50lbs. of Kona beans at $34.95 per lb. and plans to mix these beans with Columbian beans that sell for $7.99 per lb. wholesale. If Barstucks wants its cost of the blend to be $11.95 per lb., how many lbs. of Columbian beans should they buy?

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  1. C=number of pounds of Colombian required
    then
    50*34.95+C*7.99=(50+C)*11.95
    Solve for C.

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