# SOLUTION: Deep Thought Granola is 25% nuts and dried fruit. Oat Dream Granola is 10% nuts and dried fruit. How much of Deep Thought and how much of Oat Dream should be mixed to form a 20-lb

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 Question 575774: Deep Thought Granola is 25% nuts and dried fruit. Oat Dream Granola is 10% nuts and dried fruit. How much of Deep Thought and how much of Oat Dream should be mixed to form a 20-lb batch of granola that is 19% nuts and dried fruit? *I would like to know how to solve the problem step-by-step please. Thank you in advance.Answer by lwsshak3(6761)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Deep Thought Granola is 25% nuts and dried fruit. Oat Dream Granola is 10% nuts and dried fruit. How much of Deep Thought and how much of Oat Dream should be mixed to form a 20-lb batch of granola that is 19% nuts and dried fruit? ** let x=lbs of Deep Thought Granola to be mixed 20-x=lbs of Oat Dream Granola to be mixed .. 25%x+10%(20-x)=19%*20 .25x+2-.1x=3.8 .15x=1.8 x=1.8/.15=12 20-x=8 ans: lbs of Deep Thought Granola to be mixed=12 lbs of Oat Dream Granola to be mixed=8