# SOLUTION: C and Y candy company mixes candy that costs \$6.00 per kg with candy that costs \$4.50 per kg. How many kilograms of each are needed to make ao 3kg box that costs \$15.00?

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 Question 548825: C and Y candy company mixes candy that costs \$6.00 per kg with candy that costs \$4.50 per kg. How many kilograms of each are needed to make ao 3kg box that costs \$15.00?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!\$ 6 Candy x kgs \$4.5 candy y kgs x+y=3....................(1) 6x+4.5y=15................(2) multiply (1) by -6 -6x-6y=-18 add to (2) -1.5y=-3 /-1.5 y=2 x=1 \$ 6 Candy 1 kg \$4.5 candy 2 kgs