# 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?

##### 1 Answer

May 31, 2018

There are 150 pounds of Candy Corn and 350 pounds of Candy Pumpkins.

#### Explanation:

Let x be the number of pounds of candy corn

then

Then, mass of candy corn =

The mass of candy pumpkin =

Therefore, there are 150 pounds of Candy Corn and 350 pounds of Candy Pumpkins.