A coffee merchant has coffee beans that sell for $9 per pound and $12 per pound. The two types are to be mixed to create 100 lb of a mixture that will sell for $11.25 per pound. How much of each type of bean should be used in the mixture?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:59 pm ad1c9bdddf
Let x = quantity of coffee beans that sell for $9 per pound
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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to answer how much of each type of bean should be used in the mixture.