SOLUTION: The fussy Foods deli serves a simple fruit salad with strawberries and bannanas if strawberries cost \$2.30 per lb and nanners cost \$.30 per lb how many lbs of both should be used t

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 202003: The fussy Foods deli serves a simple fruit salad with strawberries and bannanas if strawberries cost \$2.30 per lb and nanners cost \$.30 per lb how many lbs of both should be used to make 5 lb blend that costs \$1.70 per lb. Found 2 solutions by th3educated1, Alan3354:Answer by th3educated1(1)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Hey there well I kinda did the problem I dont really understand the end. But I think the answer is 2 and 1/2 lbs. Because you would want it to be even so 2 1/2 lbs of bananas and 2 1/2 lbs of strawberries would give you 5lbs. And in the end you will be spending \$6.50 cents. I hope this helps =). Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The fussy Foods deli serves a simple fruit salad with strawberries and bannanas if strawberries cost \$2.30 per lb and nanners cost \$.30 per lb how many lbs of both should be used to make 5 lb blend that costs \$1.70 per lb. ---------------------------- s + n = 5 --> n = 5-s 230s + 30n = 850 Sub for n 23s + 3(5-s) = 85 23s + 15 - 3s = 85 20s = 70 s = 3.5 pounds of strawberries n = 1.5 pounds of bananas ---------------- 3.5*2.30 + 1.5*0.30 = \$8.05 + \$0.45 = \$8.50 so it's correct