# SOLUTION: To make a flour mixture, a miller combined soybeans that cost \$8.50 per bushel with wheat that cost 4.50 per bushel. How many bushels of each were used to make a mixture of 1000 b

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 Question 180263: To make a flour mixture, a miller combined soybeans that cost \$8.50 per bushel with wheat that cost 4.50 per bushel. How many bushels of each were used to make a mixture of 1000 bushels costing 5.50 per bushel?Answer by josmiceli(9697)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let = bushels of soybeans to be used Let = bushels of wheat to be used given: (1) (2) Multiply both sides of (2) by and subtract from (1) (1) (2) And, since (2) 250 bushels of soybeans and 750 bushels of wheat were used check: (1) (1) OK