Lynn sells pecans for $6.50 per kilogram and almonds for $9.10 per kilogram. How much of each kind should she mix to create 13kg of a blend that will be worth $8.10 per kilogram?

Could anyone help me solve this. I am really bad at math.

Lynn sells pecans for $6.50 per kilogram and almonds for $9.10 per kilogram. How much of each kind should she mix to create 13kg of a blend that will be worth $8.10 per kilogram?

Could anyone help me solve this. I am really bad at math.

Could anyone help me solve this. I am really bad at math.

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Mizu Kage wrote:Lynn sells pecans for $6.50 per kilogram and almonds for $9.10 per kilogram. How much of each kind should she mix to create 13kg of a blend that will be worth $8.10 per kilogram?

To study the standard set-up and solution method for "mixture" type word problems, try

Once you have learned the basic terms and techniques, the following should make sense.

. . .kilograms of input:

. . . . .pecans: p

. . . . .almonds: 13 - p

. . . . .mix: 13

. . .price per kg of input:

. . . . .pecans: 6.5

. . . . .almonds: 9.1

. . . . .mix: 8.1

. . .price of input:

. . . . .pecans: 6.5p

. . . . .almonds: 9.1(13 - p)

. . . . .mix: ...??...

Complete the table. Sum the input costs, set equal to the output cost, and

If you get stuck, please reply showing how far you have gotten. Thank you!