In this video lesson on elementary algebra, the focus is on solving a percent mixture problem, specifically, writing and solving an equation to determine the amount of dark chocolate needed to mix with 24 pounds of milk chocolate to create a mixture costing $4.50 per pound. By drawing a picture and assigning variables, the problem is broken down and solved using algebraic equations. The lesson also emphasizes the importance of checking the solution to ensure accuracy.
Writing and solving an equation for a percent mixture problem.
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