# SOLUTION: Soybean meal is 18% protien, cornmeal is 9% protien. How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 360 lb mixture that is 13% protien? How many pounds of corn

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 Question 163099: Soybean meal is 18% protien, cornmeal is 9% protien. How many pounds of each should be mixed together in order to get 360 lb mixture that is 13% protien? How many pounds of cornmeal should be in the mixture? How many pounds of soybean meal should be in the mixture? Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.18x+.09(360-x)=.13*360 .18x+32.4-.09x=46.8 .09x=46.8-32.4 .09x=14.4 x=14.4/.09 x=160 lb. of soybeans is used. 360-260=200 lb. of cornmeal is used. Proof: .18*180+.09*300=46.8 28.8+18=46.8 46.8=46.8