# SOLUTION: A dealer has tea worth \$1.20 a pound and tea worth \$1.90 a pound. How many pounds of each kind must he use to make 70 pounds that can be sold for 1.25 per pound?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 21000: A dealer has tea worth \$1.20 a pound and tea worth \$1.90 a pound. How many pounds of each kind must he use to make 70 pounds that can be sold for 1.25 per pound?Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!120x+190(70-x)=125(70) 120x+13300-190x=8750 -70x=8750-13300 -70x=-4550 x=65 Hence he will need to make 65 pounds for one and 5 for the other.