Percent Mixture #5 - 1 variable

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Solves this Percent Mixture word problem using one variable: Mary has some 1% fat milk and 4% fat milk and wants to make 15 cups of 2% fat milk by mixing them together. How many cups of each type should she use?

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  • How do I solve word percent mixture word problems?
  • Mary has some 1% fat milk and some 4% fat milk and wants to make 15 cups of 2% fat milk by mixing them together. How many cups of each type should she use?
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    In this lesson, the teacher shows an example of how to solve a percent mixture word problem using one variable.