# SOLUTION: Find the selling price per ounce of mixture of 200 oz. of cologne that costs \$5.50 per ounce and 500 oz. of a cologne that costs \$2.00 per ounce

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 Question 93889: Find the selling price per ounce of mixture of 200 oz. of cologne that costs \$5.50 per ounce and 500 oz. of a cologne that costs \$2.00 per ounceAnswer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15624)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Find the selling price per ounce of mixture of 200 oz. of cologne that costs \$5.50 per ounce and 500 oz. of a cologne that costs \$2.00 per ounce : A typical mixture problem: : We know the total resulting amt will be: 200 + 500 = 700 oz : Let x = selling price : 5.50(200) + 2.00(500) = x(700) : 1100 + 1000 = 700x : 700x = 2100 : x = 2100/700 : x = \$3.00 an oz is the resulting amt : : Check solution 5.5(200) + 2(500) = 3(700) 1100 + 1000 = 2100