a store combines different kinds of coffee beans and sells them for $10.99/lb.

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1 combination has african beans/columian beans. The african beans cost $11.99/lb and the columbian cost $8.99/lb.  How much of each type of the bean should be used to make 25 lbs of the mixture. 

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Explanation & Answer

$11.99 per lbs African

$8.99 per lbs for Colombian

12.5 lbs each makes 25 lbs

($11.99*12.5) + ($8.99*12.5)=

(149.875) + ($112.375) = $262.25

You' re total cost is $262.25 for 25 lbs of African/Colombian mixture


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