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Trail mix, mixture word problem

Q: The manager of a bulk foods establishment sells a trail mix for $10 per pound and premium cashews for $15 per pound. The manager wishes to make a 100-pound trail mix-cashew mixture that will sell for $14 per pound. How many pounds of each should be used?

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Coffee mixture word problem

Q: A coffee merchant has two types of coffee beans, one selling for $3 per pound and the other for $5 per pound. The beans are to be mixed to provide 100 pounds of a mixture selling for $4.18 per pound. How much of each type of coffee bean should be used to form . . . → Read More: Coffee mixture word problem