Question

Dried apple slices cost $4.30 per pound, and dried banana chips sell for $3.20 per pound. How many pounds of each should be used to create a 10-pound mixture that sells for $3.75 per pound?

Answer #1

let dried apples = x pounds

dried banana chips = y pounds

x + y = 10

4.30 x + 3.20 y = 10* 3.75

**so, 5 pounds of dried apples and 5 pounds of dried
banana chips should be used**

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