How many pounds of apricots should be mixed with 11 pounds of bananas to

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Dried bananas sell for $0.80 per quarter-pound and dried apricots sell for $1.00 per quarter-pound. How many pounds of apricots should be mixed with 11 pounds of bananas to get a mixture that sells for $0.95 per quarter-pound?

May 24th, 2015

x = Ib of apricots 

10 + x = total Ilbs of Mixture 

0.95[ 11(4) + x(4)] = x(4)1+11(0.80)(4) 

0.95[ 44 + 4x]= 4x+35.2 

41.8(-35.2)+3.8x= 4x+35.2(-35.2)

6.6+3.8x (-3.8x)= 4x (-3.8x) 

6.6= 0.4x 

6.6/0/4=x 

16.5=x 

May 25th, 2015

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