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Asked Oct 11, 2019

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A garden store sells Kentucky bluegrass seed for $6 per pound and ryegrass seed for $3 per pound. How much rye must be mixed with 140 pounds of bluegrass to obtain a blend that will sell for $5 per pound?

Step 1

Given,

Price of bluegrass seed = $6/pound

Price of ryegrass seed = $3/pound

Price of mixture = $5/pound

Quantity of bluegrass = 140 pound

Let, quantity of ryegrass mixed = x pound

Step 2

We know th...

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