# SOLUTION: A customer has asked a caterer for 60lbs of nuts, 60% of which are to be cashews. The caterer has available mixtures off 70% cashews and 45% cashews. How many pounds of each mixtur

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 50632: A customer has asked a caterer for 60lbs of nuts, 60% of which are to be cashews. The caterer has available mixtures off 70% cashews and 45% cashews. How many pounds of each mixture should be used?Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!.7X+.45(60-X)=.6*60 OR .7X+27-.45X=36 OR .25X=9 OR X=36 LB. OF 70% & 60-36=24 LB. OF 45%