Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321726391
ISBN 13: 978-0-32172-639-1

Chapter 2 - Section 2.6 - Percent and Mixture Problem Solving - Exercise Set: 60

Answer

He needs 5 pounds of chocolate-covered peanuts.

Work Step by Step

$5x+2(10)=3(10+x)$ $5x+20=30+3x$ $2x=10$ $x=5$ Therefore, he needs 5 pounds of chocolate-covered peanuts.
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