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    Questions part 3

    7) How much tea costing $8 per pound should be mixed with 3 pounds of tea costing $5 per pound to get a mixture costing $6 per pound?

    8) How many liters of water must evaporate from 40 liters of a 10% salt solution to make a 25% salt solution?

    9) A candy shop has chocolate pieces that cost $2.50 per pound and caramel pieces that cost $1 per pound. How many pounds of each should be combined to get 20 pounds of a mixture worth $2 per pound?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gobbluth View Post
    7) How much tea costing $8 per pound should be mixed with 3 pounds of tea costing $5 per pound to get a mixture costing $6 per pound?

    8) How many liters of water must evaporate from 40 liters of a 10% salt solution to make a 25% salt solution?

    9) A candy shop has chocolate pieces that cost $2.50 per pound and caramel pieces that cost $1 per pound. How many pounds of each should be combined to get 20 pounds of a mixture worth $2 per pound?
    These are all "mixture" exercises, and they work just like the others of this sort in another of your threads. Use the set-up explained there. If you get stuck, please reply showing how far you have gotten.

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