A Merchant muxed 30lbs of peanuts with 20lbs of cashews. The 50lbs mixture sells for $203. A second mixture included 40lbs of peanuts and 60lbs cashews. The 100 lb mixture sells for $484. How do you find the cost per pound of the cashews?
Aug 9, 2015
Call the two costs per pound:
Solving the system you get the costs per lb: