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Kitty216 A pet supply company mixes two brands of dry dog food. Brand X costs $15 per bag and contains 8 units of nutritional element A, 1 unit of nutritional element B, and 2 units of nutritional element C. Brand y costs $30 per bag and contains 2 units of nutritional element A, 1 unit of nutritional element B, and 7 units of nutritional element C. Each bag of mixed dog food must contain at least 16 units of A, 5 units of B, and 20 units of C. Find the number of bags of brands X and Y that should be mixed to produce a mixture meeting the minimum nutritional requirements and having a minimum cost.
I tried to set up different equations in many ways but they did work out. Does anyone have any ideas how to set it up?