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anonymous
 5 years ago
the paint mixer wants to mix paint that is 15% gloss with paint that is 30% gloss to make 6 gallons of paint that is 25% gloss. How many gallons of each paint should the paint mixer mix together? HELP! ~
anonymous
 5 years ago
the paint mixer wants to mix paint that is 15% gloss with paint that is 30% gloss to make 6 gallons of paint that is 25% gloss. How many gallons of each paint should the paint mixer mix together? HELP! ~

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Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x + y = 6 .15x + .30y = 6(.25)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that isn't one of my opinion :o

Hero
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's how you setup the problem to solve it. You have to solve for x and y to find what you need. Don't you recognize that this is systems of equations?
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