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12-105.

How much candy costing $8 a pound should be mixed with 6 pounds of candy costing $10 a pound to create a mixture costing $8.50 a pound? Homework Help ✎

Set up an equation to represent the problem.

8x + 60 = 8.5(x + 6)

Solve for x.

18 pounds