At a fair, 500 pounds of mixed candy was sold for $192.50. If part of the candy was candy corn and was worth $0.35 per pound and the other part of the candy was candy pumpkins worth $0.40 per pound, how many pounds of each were in the mixture?
There are 150 pounds of Candy Corn and 350 pounds of Candy Pumpkins.
Let x be the number of pounds of candy corn
Then, mass of candy corn =
The mass of candy pumpkin =
Therefore, there are 150 pounds of Candy Corn and 350 pounds of Candy Pumpkins.