Question and answer
A mixture of 30 pounds of candy sells for $1.10 a pound. The mixture consists of chocolates worth $1.50 a pound and chocolates worth 90¢ a pound. How many pounds of the $1.50 chocolate were used to make the mixture? If x represents the pounds of $1.50 chocolates used, then which of the following represents the pounds of 90¢ chocolates used? a.x b.30 c.30 - x
b.30
Ask a question
Not a good answer? Get an answer now. (FREE)
Original conversation
User: A mixture of 30 pounds of candy sells for $1.10 a pound. The mixture consists of chocolates worth $1.50 a pound and chocolates worth 90¢ a pound. How many pounds of the $1.50 chocolate were used to make the mixture? If x represents the pounds of $1.50 chocolates used, then which of the following represents the pounds of 90¢ chocolates used? a.x b.30 c.30 - x

Weegy: b.30
rio8408|Points 400|

User: p = $14,300 r = 7 1/2% t = 4 What is i? a.$4.29 b.$429.00 c.$4,290.00

Weegy: i = $4,290.00
caligun|Points 1291|

User: Brine is a solution of salt and water. If a tub contains 50 gallons of a 5% solution of brine, how much water must evaporate to change it to an 8% solution? a.81.25 gallons b.62.50 gallons c.18.75 gallons

Weegy: The answer is 18.75 gallons. 50 lbs of 5% brine sol? 5/100 x 50 = 250/100 = 2.5 lbs brine rest will be water i.e. [ 95% water = 50 - 2.5 = 47.5 lbs evaporation will reduce water not brine. 8% of 'a' = 2.5 a = 2.5 x 100/8 = 31.35 lbs the solution reduced from 50 to 31.35 50 - 31.35 = 18.75 lbs of water was evaporated. ]
missgeeklover|Points 60|

User: How much of an alloy with 30% copper must be added to 25 pounds of a second alloy which is 20% copper to create a 27% alloy? a.33.85 lb b.58.33 lb c.391.67 lb

Weegy: 20% * 25 + 30% * x = 27% * (25 + x), 5 + 0.3x = 6.75 + 0.27x, 0.03x = 1.75, x = 58.33. Ans:58.33 pounds
shifa saleheen|Points 9557|

User: An alloy of tin is 15% tin and weighs 20 pounds. A second alloy is 10% tin. How many pounds of the second alloy must be added to the first to get a 12% mixture? a.30 lb b.40 lb c.60 lb

Weegy: The answer would be 30 lbs. 15*20+10*x=12(20+x) 300+10x=240+12x 10x-12x=240-300 -2x=-60 /-2 x= 30 pounds 10 % Alloy II
shifa saleheen|Points 9557|

User: To reduce 16 ounces of a 25% solution of antiseptic to a 10% solution, how much distilled water should a nurse add? a.12 oz b.24 oz c.36 oz

Weegy: Let x represent the amount of distilled water in ounces (Distilled water is a 0% solution of antiseptic) .25(16) + 0x = .1(16 + x).... 4 + 0 = 1.6 + .1x.... 4 - 1.6 = .1x.... 2.4 = .1x.... 2.4/.1 = x.... 24 = x.... The nurse should add 24 oz of [ distilled water ]
shifa saleheen|Points 9557|

User: An alloy of tin is 15% tin and weighs 20 pounds. How many pounds of tin are in the alloy? a.3 lb b.15 lb c.20 lb

Weegy: 15
krys2130|Points 40|

User: A man invests a certain amount of money at 2% interest and $800 more than that amount in another account at 4% interest. At the end of one year he earned $112 in interest. How much money was invested in each account? Which of the following equations could be used to solve the problem? a.0.02x + 0.04(800) = 112 b.0.02x + 0.04(x + 800) = 112 c.0.04x + 0.02(x + 800) = 112

Weegy: 0.02x + 0.04(x + 800) = 112
debnjerry|Points 28205|

User: A man earns $112 interest in one year on an investment of $1,400. What was his rate of interest? a.8% b.10% c.12%

Weegy: a.8%
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa|Points 3996|

User: p = $300 r = 7% t = 2 What is i? a.$4.20 c.$42.00 b.$420.00

Weegy: i = $42.00
japs2310qa|Points 1430|

User: i = $125 r = 6% t = 1 What is p? a.$56.25 b.$2,027.08 c.$2,083.33

Weegy: p = $2,083.33
japs2310qa|Points 1430|

User: 40 is what percent of 50? a.8% b.12.5% c.80% d.125%





Weegy: Answer is C. 80%
Expert answered|spyderman|Points 270|

User: What is the sale price of a cell phone that is on sale for 15% off if the regular price is $75? a.$60.00 b.$63.75 c.$64.25

Weegy: Answer is b. $63.75
Expert answered|spyderman|Points 270|

Question|Rated good
Asked 3/14/2012 1:51:05 PM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
35% of 70 is
Weegy: 35% of 70 is 24.5 User: convert 1.05 to a percent Weegy: The answer is 1.05*100 = 105% (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 3/13/2012 2:30:33 PM
0 Answers/Comments
The weight of a rock sample is measured to be 2.5 pounds. What is the percent of error in the measurement
Weegy: We need to know the observed weight. Since it is not available I can't answer your question (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 3/13/2012 2:40:24 PM
0 Answers/Comments
convert 1.05 to a percent
Weegy: 105% User: convert 0.0075 to a percent User: What is the total cost of a pair of jeans that are priced $50.00 if there is 7% sales tax? Weegy: The total price would be $53.50 (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 3/13/2012 2:32:42 PM
0 Answers/Comments
What is the total cost of a pair of jeans that are priced $50.00 if there is 71/2% sales tax?
Weegy: $55.50 User: Find the greatest possible error for the measurement 4.7 cm. (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 3/13/2012 2:35:56 PM
0 Answers/Comments
p = $14,300 r = 7 1/2% t = 4
Weegy: i = 14,300*.075*4 = 4290. Interest is $4,290 (More)
Question
All Categories|No Subcategories|Expert Answered
Asked 3/14/2012 1:50:25 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Home | Contact | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2013 Purple Inc.
Ad
Popular Conversations
which life stage does nutritional issue might cause the most problems ...
Weegy: Malnutrition is a common problem in cancer patients that has been relief from nutrition impact symptoms and ...
4/19/2014 1:18:55 AM| 5 Answers
Pax Romana lasted from the reign of
Weegy: Pax Romana lasted from the reign of: Marcus Aurelius.
4/19/2014 4:45:15 PM| 3 Answers
Energy from sunlight is harmful to our skin.
4/19/2014 4:02:26 AM| 2 Answers
Helen's sign for her mother was touching her hand to her
Weegy: forehead User: The students at Perkins Institute sent Helen a(n): Weegy: The students at Perkins Institute ...
4/19/2014 7:05:08 AM| 2 Answers
(3+ (6)) (6+ 5)=
Weegy: (3+6)(6+5) 9 + 11 = 20
4/19/2014 8:54:53 AM| 2 Answers
As temperature increases, the speed of ...
Weegy: No, it decreases because when temperature is low water is present in atmosphere which let sound to go fast
4/19/2014 1:04:54 PM| 2 Answers
Read the argument below and answer the question that follows. All ...
Weegy: The answer would be D. Premise: All football players are required to attend weekly strengthening workshops. ...
4/19/2014 5:11:29 PM| 2 Answers
a common time killer
Weegy: Kill: To put to death. b. To deprive of life User: what does gas means Weegy: Methane.
4/19/2014 9:00:16 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
C
L
P
C
Points 1541 [Total 6928]| Ratings 0| Comments 1541| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
P
C
P
C
1
L
P
C
Points 1453 [Total 9334]| Ratings 0| Comments 1453| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
1
L
P
Points 480 [Total 7157]| Ratings 1| Comments 470| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 405 [Total 2852]| Ratings 2| Comments 375| Invitations 1|Online
S
R
Points 175 [Total 287]| Ratings 5| Comments 105| Invitations 2|Offline
S
Points 163 [Total 579]| Ratings 0| Comments 163| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 154 [Total 154]| Ratings 6| Comments 74| Invitations 2|Online
S
1
Points 154 [Total 484]| Ratings 3| Comments 124| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 133 [Total 777]| Ratings 1| Comments 123| Invitations 0|Online
S
L
1
1
1
Points 119 [Total 3385]| Ratings 6| Comments 59| Invitations 0|Offline