My Math Forum Mixture problems

 Algebra Pre-Algebra and Basic Algebra Math Forum

 July 8th, 2018, 04:06 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: Jul 2018 From: ND Posts: 1 Thanks: 0 Mixture problems ok i am struggling with this mixture problem and cant figure it out via my book/notes/interwebs so im turning to you guys for help Dried bananas sell for \$0.80 per pound. Dried apricots sell for \$1.00 per pound. How many pounds of apricots should be mixed with 10 pounds of bananas to get a mixture that sells for \$.95 per pound? Last edited by greg1313; July 8th, 2018 at 04:22 PM.  July 8th, 2018, 04:48 PM #2 Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada - The Forest City Posts: 7,958 Thanks: 1146 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond $$\frac{\text{cost of mixture}}{\text{weight of mixture}}=\text{price per pound}$$ Let$x\$ be the number of pounds of apricots needed. Then, $$\frac{8+x}{10+x}=0.95$$ Make sense? If so, can you finish?
 July 8th, 2018, 07:30 PM #3 Math Team   Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 14,597 Thanks: 1038 As Greg says: Code:  10 @ .80 x @ 1.00 --------------- x+10 @ .95

 Tags mixture, problems

 Thread Tools Display Modes Linear Mode

 Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post silversquid Elementary Math 8 July 7th, 2016 11:41 PM saha Algebra 2 October 6th, 2014 07:18 PM Aman Verma Elementary Math 9 July 3rd, 2014 07:27 AM symmetry Algebra 1 June 7th, 2007 06:50 AM Horizont Abstract Algebra 0 December 31st, 1969 04:00 PM

 Contact - Home - Forums - Cryptocurrency Forum - Top