anonymous
  • anonymous
I am really stuck in this problem Soybean meal is 16% protein Cornmeal is 8% protein How many lbs should be mixed together in order to get a 320 lbs mixture that is 14% protein? How many lbs of cornmeal should be in the mixture? How many lbs of soybean should be in the mixture?
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  • chestercat
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anonymous
  • anonymous
representation: let x= soybean y=cornmeal
anonymous
  • anonymous
from the given problem, there is no given no. of lbs. for each, i have the first equation, but, i got the difficulty for the second equation. .
anonymous
  • anonymous
x+y=320 and 16/100 x+ 8/100 y= 14/100 (x+y).

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anonymous
  • anonymous
the given number of lbs is 320
anonymous
  • anonymous
i got 320, but shnkvee already got it. .
anonymous
  • anonymous
Which is soybean? Which is cornmeal?
anonymous
  • anonymous
320 - 14% because you want a 14 percent part to be 320 44.8 = 16x + 8y
anonymous
  • anonymous
I have x=240 (soybean).................y=80 (cornmeal) Is that correct?
anonymous
  • anonymous
umm frankly to tell you the truth i really dont know
anonymous
  • anonymous
the equation i just made was just from reasoning :P
anonymous
  • anonymous
lol, Its ok. I appreciate your honesty

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