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Asked Oct 11, 2019
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A garden store sells Kentucky bluegrass seed for $7 per pound and ryegrass seed for $2 per pound. How much rye must be mixed with 200 pounds of bluegrass to obtain a blend that will sell for $6 per pound?

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Step 1

It is given that bluegrass seed is sold for $7 per pound and ryegrass seed is sold for $2 per pound. Let m denote the amount of rye that must be mixed with 200 pounds of bluegrass to obtain a blend that is sold for $6.

Step 2

Obtain amount of rye that must be mixed w...

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200(7)2m (200 m)6 1400+ 2m %3 1200+ бт 4т %3D 200 m = 50

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