# SOLUTION: ok here it is it is a mixture problem. the formula is V+AC value amount cost. A clothing company buys 60 yards of cotton and 90 yards of wool fro a total cost of \$1800. Another

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 192957: ok here it is it is a mixture problem. the formula is V+AC value amount cost. A clothing company buys 60 yards of cotton and 90 yards of wool fro a total cost of \$1800. Another purchase at the same price included 80 yards of cotton and 20 yds of wook for a total cost of \$1000. Find the cost per yard of the cotton and wool?Answer by stanbon(57984)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A clothing company buys 60 yards of cotton and 90 yards of wool fro a total cost of \$1800. Another purchase at the same price included 80 yards of cotton and 20 yds of wook for a total cost of \$1000. Find the cost per yard of the cotton and wool? --------------------------------------- Value Equation: 60c + 90W = 1800 dollars Value Equation: 80c + 20w = 1000 dollars --------------------- 6c + 9w = 180 8c + 2w = 100 ------------------ Modify: 12c + 18w = 360 72c + 18w = 900 --------------------- 60w = 540 w = \$9 (price for a yard of wool) --- Substitute into 6c + 9w = 180 to solve for "c": 6c + 9*9 = 180 6c = 99 c = \$16.50 (price for a yard of cotton ============================= Cheers, Stan H.