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A coffee distributor is blending a new coffee that will cost $6.90 per pound. It will consist of a blend of$6.00 per pound coffee and $9.00 per pound coffee. What amounts of each type of coffee should be mixed to achieve the desired blend?


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We have to determine the amount of $3\$3 per pound coffee and $5\$5 per pound coffee needed to achieve the desired blend.

This can be solved by using a system of linear equations.

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