Question 365798: Casey has 15 pounds of cashews that sell for $5.25 per pound. If peanuts sell for $2.50 per pound, how many pounds of peanuts should he add to cashews to obtain a mixturethat will sell for $3.75 per pound? Answer by mananth(12270) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! 15 pounds of cashews $5.25 per pound.
peanuts $2.50 per pound, x pounds
mixture $3.75 per pound? x+15 pounds
x= 10 pounds of peanuts