# in a mixture of nuts contains only peanuts and cashews. for every 1 oz of cashews there are 5 oz of peanuts. if the mixture contains a total of 27 oz, how many ounces of each type of nut does the mixture contain?

in a mixture of nuts contains only peanuts and cashews. for every 1 oz of cashews there are 5 oz of peanuts. if the mixture contains a total of 27 oz, how many ounces of each type of nut does the mixture contain?
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For every 1 of cashews there are 5 of peanuts
6 of nuts contains 1 of cashes
1 of neuts contains $\frac{1}{6}$ of cashes
27 of nuts contains $27×\frac{1}{6}$ of cashes
Ounce of peanuts $=\left(27-4\cdot 5\right)\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=22\cdot 5$
Ounce of cashes $=4\cdot 5$
Ounce of per nuts $=22\cdot 5$