Score: Chocolates costing $8 per pound are to be mixed with chocolates costing $3 per pound to make a 20 pound mixture. If the mixture is to sell for $5 per pound, how many pounds of each chocolate should be used? Which of the following equations could be used to solve the problem?

Chocolates costing $8 per pound are to be mixed with chocolates costing $3 per pound to make a 20 pound mixture. If the mixture is to sell for $5 per pound, You need 8 lbs. [ of $8 chocolate, and 12 lbs of $3 chocolate to make the desired mixture.
Solution:
x + y = 20; 8*x + 3*y = 5*20. ]

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