To find: The quantity of each type of tea merchant use to blend.
The merchant blend 48 oz of $3 tea with 32 oz of $2.75 tea.
The merchant blend a tea of cost $3 and other tea of cost $2.75 to produce 80 oz mixture that sells for $2.90 an ounce.
Let the quantity of $3 tea be x.
Tabulate the given information into the language of algebra.
|In words||In Algebra|
|Quantity of $3 tea||x|
|Quantity of $2.75 tea|
|Quantity of mixture|
Model the equation for the above information.
Simplify the above equation for x,
The quantity of $3 tea is 48 oz. Quantity of $2.75 tea is 32 oz.
Thus, the merchant blend 48 oz of $3 tea with 32 oz of $2.75 tea.
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