# SOLUTION: Fruit salad which costs \$3/lb is made by combining sliced peaches which cost \$2/lb with sliced bananas which cost \$6/lb. Find the number of lb of sliced peaches and sliced bananas

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 221302: Fruit salad which costs \$3/lb is made by combining sliced peaches which cost \$2/lb with sliced bananas which cost \$6/lb. Find the number of lb of sliced peaches and sliced bananas required to make 12 lb of fruit salad.Answer by sofiyac(695)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Fruit salad which costs \$3/lb is made by combining sliced peaches which cost \$2/lb with sliced bananas which cost \$6/lb. Find the number of lb of sliced peaches and sliced bananas required to make 12 lb of fruit salad. so we will call x number of lbs of sliced peaches and y number of lbs of sliced bananas now we have to solve this system of equations divide both sides by 4 so since we said earlier that x=12-y then so we need 9 lbs of peaches and 3 lbs of bananas