A store mixes Kenyan coffee worth $11 per kilogram and Venezuelan coffee worth $14 per kilogram. The mixture sell for $13 per kilogram. Find how much each should be used to make a 312-kilogram mixture.
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Kenyan coffee cost =$11
Venezuela coffee cost=$14
Cost of combined=$13
Using Pearson square method parts of Venezuela coffee=13-11= 2parts
Parts of coffee of Kenya in the mix= 14-13=1 part
Total parts= 3
ratio of 1:2
Venezuela coffee will be= 2/3*312
Kenyan coffee =1/3*312
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