PAGE: 136 SET: Exercises PROBLEM: 6

A candy store wants to creat a mix using two hard candies.

One is priced at per pound and other is priced at per pound.

Find pounds of the candy should mixed with pounds of the candy.

Total price of the mixed candies is per pound.

Let is pounds of .

Make a table:

 Hard candies Number of pounds Price Total price First candy Second Candy Total

Observe the table:

Total price of first candy  plus  Total price of second candy  equals  Total price of two candies.

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Solve the equation.

(Original equation)

(Simplify)

(Subtract from each side)

(Subtract from each side)

(Divide each side by )

(Cancel common terms)

pounds of the second candy should be mixed with pounds of the first candy.

pounds of the second candy should be mixed with pounds of the first candy.

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