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anonymous
 5 years ago
need help solving this equation step by step soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein how many lbs of each should be mixed together to get 360lb mixture that is 15%
anonymous
 5 years ago
need help solving this equation step by step soybean meal is 18% protein, cornmeal is 9% protein how many lbs of each should be mixed together to get 360lb mixture that is 15%

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"soybean meal is 18% protein" does that mean soybean meal contains 18% protein?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lets assume that we mixed x lbs of soybean and y lbs of cornmean

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is your first equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.018/100(x)+9/100(y)=15/100

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is your second equation

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my mathlab says the second equation is 0.09x+0.18y=54

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is where i started getting confused cant figure out where they got 54

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You see on the right hand side, I did it wrong

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.018/100(x)+9/100(y)=(15/100)x(360)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah thats y i asked about mathlab

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.018/100(x)+9/100(y)=(15/100)x(360) =>0.18(x)+0.09(y)=54

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wasnt sure mathlab gives answer not explanation gets confusing to me im really really bad at math

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you don't mind, is this problem for your kids

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I mean is this from their assignment

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no its for me, i go to strayer

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Any more problems at this time, which I can assist you with?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes complete the ordered triple 8xy+z=32 3x+2y3z=36 x3y+2z=14
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