# SOLUTION: A silversmith combined pure silver that cost \$15.40 per ounce with 60 oz of a silver alloy that cost \$15.20 per ounce. How many ounces of pure silver were used to make an alloy of

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Mixture Word Problems Question 522364: A silversmith combined pure silver that cost \$15.40 per ounce with 60 oz of a silver alloy that cost \$15.20 per ounce. How many ounces of pure silver were used to make an alloy of silver costing \$15.30 per ounce?Answer by richwmiller(9144)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!15.40p+15.20*60=(p+60)*15.30 also 60 oz. of pure silver