# SOLUTION: how many pounds of candy worth \$4.50/lb must be mixed with 100 pounds worth \$3.50/lb to produce a mixture to sell for \$4.00/lb

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 Question 261951: how many pounds of candy worth \$4.50/lb must be mixed with 100 pounds worth \$3.50/lb to produce a mixture to sell for \$4.00/lbAnswer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!4.50x+3.50*100=4(100+x) 4.50x+350=400+4x 4.50x-4x=400-350 .5x=50 x=50/.5 x=100 pounds of \$4.50 candy is used. Proof: 4.50*100+3.50*100=4(100+100) 450+350=4*200 800=4*200 800=800