# SOLUTION: a grocer needs to mix raisins at \$2.00 per lbs with granola @ \$3.25 per lbs to obtain 10 lbs of mixture that cost \$2.50 per lb. how many pounds of each must be used?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-systems Question 152170: a grocer needs to mix raisins at \$2.00 per lbs with granola @ \$3.25 per lbs to obtain 10 lbs of mixture that cost \$2.50 per lb. how many pounds of each must be used?Answer by nerdybill(6948)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a grocer needs to mix raisins at \$2.00 per lbs with granola @ \$3.25 per lbs to obtain 10 lbs of mixture that cost \$2.50 per lb. how many pounds of each must be used? . Let x = lbs of raisins 10-x = lbs of granola . 2x + 3.25(10-x) = 2.50(10) 2x + 32.5 - 3.25x = 25 32.5 - 1.25x = 25 32.5 = 25 + 1.25x 7.5 = 1.25x 6 lbs = x (raisins) . 10-x = 10-6 = 4 lbs (granola)