# SOLUTION: Anne and Nancy use a metal alloy that is 15% copper to make jewelry. How many ounces of a 13% alloy must be mixed with a 19% alloy to form 96 ounces of the desired alloy?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 83052: Anne and Nancy use a metal alloy that is 15% copper to make jewelry. How many ounces of a 13% alloy must be mixed with a 19% alloy to form 96 ounces of the desired alloy?Answer by checkley75(3666)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.15*96=.13x+.19(96-x) 14.4=.13x+18.24-.19x 14.4-18.24=.13x-.19x 3.84=.06x x=3.84/.06 x=64 oz. of 13% alloy is needed. 96-64=32 oz. of 19% alloy is also needed. proof .15*96=.13*64+.19*32 14.4=8.32+6.08 14.4=14.4