# A coffee manufacturer wants to market a new brand of coffee that sells for $4.10 per pound by mixing two coffees that sell for$2.75 and $5.00 per pound, respectively. What amounts of each coffee should be blended to obtain the desired mixture? Algebra foundations ANSWERED asked 2021-01-30 A coffee manufacturer wants to market a new brand of coffee that sells for$4.10 per pound by mixing two coffees that sell for $2.75 and$5.00 per pound, respectively. What amounts of each coffee should be blended to obtain the desired mixture?
Assume the total weight of the desired blend is 100 pounds. Then you would need 40% of the $2.75 coffee and 60% of the$5.00 coffee.