# SOLUTION: Bronze- A pound of tin is worth \$1 more than a pound of copper. Four pounds of tin are mixed with six pounds to make bronze that sells for \$3.65 per pound. How much is a pound of t

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 Question 159669This question is from textbook : Bronze- A pound of tin is worth \$1 more than a pound of copper. Four pounds of tin are mixed with six pounds to make bronze that sells for \$3.65 per pound. How much is a pound of tin worth?This question is from textbook Answer by jojo14344(1512)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Cost of Copper=Fe=x(\$/lb) Cost of Tin=Tn=x+1(\$/lb), cost \$1 more than a pound of Fe Cost of Bronze=\$3.65/lb Mass used for Bronze = 1st condition: ---------> working eqn But, , subst. in working eqn ----> --------------------------> Cost of Fe per pound So for Tin: ------------------> Cost of Tn per pound In doubt? Go back working eqn: Thank you, Jojo