anonymous
  • anonymous
Soybean meal is 16% protein, Cornmeal is 8% protein How many pounds of each should be mixed together to get 320 lbs thst is 14% protein?
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watchmath
  • watchmath
\(x+y=320\) \(.16x+.08y=.14(320)\) Try to continue from there
anonymous
  • anonymous
These type of questions appear in one-variable algebra courses. x and y?
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm trying to figure out how many lbs of corn meal & soy bean there are in the mixture

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anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh, you solve one eq for x or y, then put it in the other. The x is soybean, y cornmeal.
anonymous
  • anonymous
\[.16x+.08(320-x)=.14\times 320=44.8\] \[.16x+25.6-.08x=44.8\] \[.08x+25.6=44.8\] \[.08x=19.2\] \[x=\frac{19.2}{.08}=240\]

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