Question 304868: Soybean Oil is 16%protein; cornmeal is 8% protein. How many pounds of each should be mixed in order to get a 320 pound mixture that is 15% protein? How many pounds of cornmeal and how many pounds of soybean? Answer by checkley77(12569) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! .16X+.08(320-X)=.15*320
X=280 POUNDS OF SOYBEANS IS USED.
320-280=40 POINDS OF CORNMEAL IS USED.