# Solving a value mixture problem using a linear equation

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Ryan's Coffee Shop makes a blend that is a mixture of two types of coffee. Type A coffee costs Ryan

\$4.35

per pound, and type B coffee costs

\$5.80

per pound. This month, Ryan made

171

pounds of the blend, for a total cost of

\$883.05

. How many pounds of type A coffee did he use?

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