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anonymous
 one year ago
I need help setting up the problem for Cashews cost $4 per pound and peanuts cost $1 per pound. How many pounds of peanuts should be used with the cashews to get a mixture of 24 pounds that will cost $2 per pound?
anonymous
 one year ago
I need help setting up the problem for Cashews cost $4 per pound and peanuts cost $1 per pound. How many pounds of peanuts should be used with the cashews to get a mixture of 24 pounds that will cost $2 per pound?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01x + 4(24x) = 2(24) x + 96  4x = 48 x  4x = 48  96 3x = 48 x = 48/3 x = 16 lb

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or x + 4(24x) = 48 (cost of mix) 3x = 48 > x = 16 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thank you! Sorry I actually ended up figuring it out on my own forgetting that I posted this here. It went the same way as your first answer! Thank you!
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