# SOLUTION: PurePets dog food is 35% vegetables 65% meat and grain. NewTone dog food is 42% vegetables and 58% meat and grain. How much of each would be needed to produce 25 pounds of dog fo

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Graphs Question 184286: PurePets dog food is 35% vegetables 65% meat and grain. NewTone dog food is 42% vegetables and 58% meat and grain. How much of each would be needed to produce 25 pounds of dog food that was 50% vegetable and 50% meat and grain? Answer by stanbon(57203)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!PurePets dog food is 35% vegetables 65% meat and grain. NewTone dog food is 42% vegetables and 58% meat and grain. How much of each would be needed to produce 25 pounds of dog food that was 50% vegetable and 50% meat and grain? ---------------------------------------- Equation: veg + veg = veg 0.35x + 0.42(25-x) = 0.50*25 Note: There is no way that the two smaller percentages can give you a mix that has a larger percentage. ================================================= Cheers, Stan H.