Jasmine Tea

Jasmine Tea
A tea that is 22% jasmine is blended with a tea that is 12% jasmine. How many pounds of the 22% jasmine tea?

are used to make 10 lb of tea that is 15% jasmine

X-22% Jasmine
Y-12% Jasmine

12( X + Y = 10)
-( 22X + 12Y = 15(10))

SOLVE SIMULTANEOUSLY

12X + 12Y = 120
-22X – 12Y = -150

THEREFORE

10X = 30
X = 3LBS

3 POUNDS OF 22% JASMINE IS NEEDED

Mano Erina – Jasmine Tea


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