In this lesson, the instructor uses a visual representation to explain how to solve a percent mixture problem using one variable. The problem involves combining five pounds of candy that is 20% chocolate with a candy that is 40% chocolate to get a candy that is 25% chocolate. The instructor presents two methods of solving the problem, one using decimals and the other using fractions, and then demonstrates how to check the answer. By the end of the lesson, viewers will have a solid understanding of how to approach and solve this type of problem.
Explains using picture how to solve this percent mixture problem using one variable: Five pounds of candy that is 20% chocolate is combined with a candy that is 40% chocolate. How many pounds of the candy that is 40% chocolate should be used to get a candy that is 25% chocolate?
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