Selling Tea and deciding to Experiment with Blends2

Apr 25th, 2015
Sigchi4life
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Algebra
Price: $5 USD

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The manager of a store that specializes in selling tea decides to experiment with a new blend.  She will mix some Earl Grey tea that sells for $5 per pound with some Orange Pekoe tea that sells for $3 per pound to get 200 pounds of new blend.  The selling price of the new blend is $4.50 per pound and there is to be no difference in revenue form selling the new blend versus selling the other types.  How many pounds of the Earl Grey tea and Orange Pekoe tea are required?  The blend should have ___ pounds of the Earl Grey and _____ pounds of the Orange Pekoe.


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