SOLUTION: A Candy Barrel shop manager mixes M%M's worth \$2.00 per pound with trail mix worth 1.50 per pound. Find how many pounds of each she would use to get 50 pounds of party mix worth \$

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 29149: A Candy Barrel shop manager mixes M%M's worth \$2.00 per pound with trail mix worth 1.50 per pound. Find how many pounds of each she would use to get 50 pounds of party mix worth \$1.80.Answer by Paul(988)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!2x+1.50(50-x)=50(1.8) 2x+75-1.5x=90 0.5x=15 x=30 50-30=20 Hence, for \$2.00 about 30pounds of mixture was added, and for \$1.5 about 20 pounds of mixture was added. Paul.