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style="color:rgb(73,76,78);background-color:transparent;">Solve this application problem using a system of equations: Ellen wishes to mix candy worth $1.70 per pound with candy worth $2.50 per pound to form 40 pounds of a mixture worth $2.00 per pound. How many pounds of the more expensive candy should she use?

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Candy 1 +
Candy 2 =
Mixture
helps :
weight
X lbs
4 165
40 1/s
value #1. 70 / 16
$ 2, 50/ 16
$2. 00 / 16
Two equations: @ 16s
Xty = 40
(2 ) value
1.70 * + 2.50y: 2.00 ( 40)
Solve ( for x and...

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