# SOLUTION: A coffee merchant combines coffee costing \$5.50 per pound with coffee costing \$3.00 per pound. How many pounds of each should be used to make 50 lb of a blend costing \$3.70 per pou

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 399284: A coffee merchant combines coffee costing \$5.50 per pound with coffee costing \$3.00 per pound. How many pounds of each should be used to make 50 lb of a blend costing \$3.70 per poundAnswer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x(3.00) + (50 - x)(5.50) = 50(3.70)