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How much candy costing a pound should be mixed with pounds of candy costing a pound to create a mixture costing a pound?

Think: A total cost of  a pound is .

Write an expression for the total cost.
Write another expression for the total pounds.

Define your variable:
the number of pounds of

total pounds:

Use the hint and expressions above to write your equation and solve for .