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A mixture of 30 pounds of candy sells for $1.10 a pound. The mixture consists of chocolates worth $1.50 a pound and chocolates worth 90¢ a pound. How many

pounds of the $1.50 chocolate were used to make the mixture? A)15 B)10 C)12

A mixture of 30 lbs. of candy sells for $1.10 a pound. The mixture consists of chocolates worth $1.50 a pound and chocolates worth 90 cents a pound. How many pounds of each kind were used to make the mixture?

X = chocolates @ $1.50/pound (30-X) = chocolates @ 0.90/pound

The total selling price=33$ If there are 10 pounds of the costlier chocolate,then the SP of the costlier chocolate=15$ remaing weight=20 pounds SP 20*0.9=18$ therefore,total SP =33$! Ans:10 pounds