Need algebra help for solving a percent mixture problem using a system of linear system of equations

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The Royal Fruit Company produces two types of fruit drinks.  The first type is 20%pure fruit juice and the second type is 45% pure fruit juice.  The company is attempting to produce a fruit drink that contains 35% pure fruit juice.  How many pints of each of the two existing types of drink must be used to make 90 pints of  mixture that is 35% pure juice?

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36 pints of 20% pure juice

54 pints of 35% pure juice

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