1.) Ellen wishes to mix candy worth $1.92 per pound with candy worth $3.17 per pound to form 25 pounds of a mixture worth $2.67 per pound. How many pounds of the more expensice candy should she use?
1.) Ellen wishes to mix candy worth $1.92 per pound with candy worth $3.17 per pound to form 25 pounds of a mixture worth $2.67 per pound. How many pounds of the more expensice candy should she use?
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let $\displaystyle x$ = number of pounds of cheap candy
$\displaystyle y$ = number of pounds of expensive candy