# SOLUTION: if a man mixes 12 lbs. of peanuts thats \$1.25 a lbs. with a pound of cashews at \$1.80 a lbs. how many pounds of cashew do you need to make a \$1.50 a lbs. mixture

Algebra ->  Algebra  -> Customizable Word Problem Solvers  -> Mixtures -> SOLUTION: if a man mixes 12 lbs. of peanuts thats \$1.25 a lbs. with a pound of cashews at \$1.80 a lbs. how many pounds of cashew do you need to make a \$1.50 a lbs. mixture       Log On

 Ad: Over 600 Algebra Word Problems at edhelper.com Ad: Algebrator™ solves your algebra problems and provides step-by-step explanations! Ad: Algebra Solved!™: algebra software solves algebra homework problems with step-by-step help!

 Word Problems: Mixtures Solvers Lessons Answers archive Quiz In Depth

 Question 439652: if a man mixes 12 lbs. of peanuts thats \$1.25 a lbs. with a pound of cashews at \$1.80 a lbs. how many pounds of cashew do you need to make a \$1.50 a lbs. mixture Answer by jorel1380(2518)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!12(1.25)+ x(1.80)=(12+x)1.50 15+1.80x=18+1.50x .30x=3 x=3/.3=10 pounds of cashews need to be added to the mix to make a 22 lb. mixture worth \$1.50 a pound..