how do i translate the word problem into an equation?

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Question description

A grocer wants to mix two kinds of candy. One kind sells for 

$1.30

 per pound, and the other sells for 

$2.40

 per pound. He wants to mix a total of 

19

 pounds and sell it for 

$1.55

 per pound. How many pounds of each kind should he use in the new mix? (Round off the answers to the nearest hundredth.)


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