# How many pounds of each should I buy if I have $15.00 and wish to buy five pounds of mixed nuts for a party where peanuts cost $2.20 per pound and cashews cost $4.70 per pound?

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Nov 4, 2014

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Since we only need 5 pounds of nuts,

You should buy 1.6 lbs of cashews and 3.4 pounds of peanuts