Value Mixture #4 - 2 variables

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At about the 4:04 mark, the teacher says ...$1.48 for all ten pounds; She should have said $1.48 per pound for all ten pounds.

Lesson Description:

Solves this Value Mixture Problem: Tim wants to mix peanuts costing $1.90 per pound with raisins costing $1.20 per pound to make a 10 pound mixture costing $1.48 per pound. How many pounds of each should he use?

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  • How do I solve value mixture problems with two variables?
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    In this lesson, the teacher shows an example of how to solve value mixture problems using two variables.