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11-94.

Antoine works in the paint department at his local hardware store. He is trying to create a new color of paint using two different colors in stock: powder blue, which is made with

Let the amount of powder blue paint and

*y*= the amount of spring blue paint. Write and solve a system of equations.

One equation says that the total amount of paint used equals one gallon.

The other equation represents the percents of the mixture: