MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# URGENT PLZ HELP! A storekeeper wishes to sell 100 pounds of mixed nuts for $1.75 a pound. He mixes peanuts worth $1.65 a pound with cashews worth $1.90 a pound. How many pounds of each does he use?

Accepted Solution

A:

He uses 50 lbs of each type of nut. the prices are there as irrelevant information, it is not needed. so you can ignore it. since he wishes to sell 100 pounds of nuts and is mixing them you just take 100 pounds of nuts divided by 2 types of nuts and you get 50