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    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?

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    Let x = quantity of coffee beans that sell for $9 per pound
    y = quantity of coffee beans ...

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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.

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