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anonymous
 4 years ago
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?
anonymous
 4 years ago
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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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0representation: let x= soybean y=cornmeal

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0from 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
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x+y=320 and 16/100 x+ 8/100 y= 14/100 (x+y).

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the given number of lbs is 320

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 320, but shnkvee already got it. .

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which is soybean? Which is cornmeal?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0320  14% because you want a 14 percent part to be 320 44.8 = 16x + 8y

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have x=240 (soybean).................y=80 (cornmeal) Is that correct?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm frankly to tell you the truth i really dont know

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the equation i just made was just from reasoning :P

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol, Its ok. I appreciate your honesty
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