A coffee company wants a new flavor of Cajun. How many pounds of coffee worth $7 should be added to 10 pounds of coffee worth $3 to get a mixture worth $5 a pound?

makaunawal5 2022-07-26 Answered
A coffee company wants a new flavor of Cajun. How many pounds of coffee worth $7 should be added to 10 pounds of coffee worth $3 to get a mixture worth $5 a pound?
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Answered 2022-07-27 Author has 12 answers
Let amount added of worth $7 is x pounds, then set up as
x*7 +10 *3 = (10+x)*5
7x +30= 50 +5x
7x-5x = 50-30
2x = 20
x =20/2
x =10
Thus,
10 pounds of coffee worth $7 should be added.

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