# SOLUTION: Soy bean meals are 14% protien; cornmeal is 7% protien How many pounds of each should be mixed together to get a 280lb mixture that is 10% protien?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Coordinate-system Question 455665: Soy bean meals are 14% protien; cornmeal is 7% protien How many pounds of each should be mixed together to get a 280lb mixture that is 10% protien? Answer by robertb(4012)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!0.14x + 0.07(280 - x) = 0.10*280 ==> 0.14x + 19.6 - 0.07x = 28 ==> 0.07x = 8.4 ==> x = 120 pounds of soy bean meal, and 280 - 120 = 160 pounds of corn meal.