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 Question 238414: A candy storesells boxes of candy containing caramels and crèmes. Each box sells for \$12.50 & holds 30 pieces of candy (all pieces are same size). If caramels cost \$0.25 to produce & crèmes cost \$0.45 to produce, how many of each should be in a box to make a profit of \$3?Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.45X+.25(30-X)=12.50-3.00 .45X+7.5-.25X=9.50 .20X=9.50-7.50 .20X=2 X=2/.2 X=10 CREMES ARE USED. 30-10=20 CARAMELS ARE USED. .45*10+.25*20=9.50 4.50+5=9.50 9.50=9.50