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A food store makes a 11–pound mixture of peanuts, almonds, and raisins. The cost of peanuts is $1.50 per pound, almonds cost $3.00 per pound, and raisins cost $1.50 per pound. The mixture calls for twice as many peanuts as almonds. The total cost of the mixture is $21.00. How much of each ingredient did the store use?

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    Possible answers: 3 lbs peanuts, 6 lbs almonds, 2 lbs raisins 8 lbs peanuts, 1 lb almonds, 2 lbs raisins 6 lbs peanuts, 3 lbs almonds, 2 lbs raisins 8 lbs peanuts, 2 lbs almonds, 1 lb raisins

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    since you have the possibilities, you can always cheat and check

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    for example, is \(1.5\times 3+3\times 6+1.5\times 2=21 ?\)

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    im confused i though i needed an equation to do it that way that is my problem i cant figure out the equation.

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    p = peanuts a = almonds r = raisins pounds equation: p + a + r = 11 cost equation: 1.50p + 3.00a + 1.50r = 21.00 amount equation: a = 2p

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    Good luck solving it.

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    none of them worked!

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    never mind it's 3 right?

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    Yup, correct

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    thanks so much:)

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    yw

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