# Tasha wants 25 pounds of a nut mix that she can sell for $5.00 per pound. If she has cashews that sell for $6.50 per pound and pistachio nuts that sell for $4.00 per pound, how much of each should she use?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 8, 2015

#### Answer:

Cashews = 10 pounds

pistachio = 15 pounds

#### Explanation:

Total nuts = 25 pounds

Cashews = x pound

pistachio = (25 - x ) pounds

Cashews = 10 pounds

pistachio = (25 - 10 ) = 15 pounds