Learn math, science, English SAT & ACT from
highquaility study
videos by expert teachers
Thank you for watching the preview.
To unlock all 5,300 videos, start your free trial.
Applied Linear Equations: Mixture Problem  Problem 2
Alissa Fong
Alissa Fong
MA, Stanford University
Teaching in the San Francisco Bay Area
Alissa is currently a teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area and Brightstorm users love her clear, concise explanations of tough concepts
If you are presented with a word problem involving multiple solutions that are a certain percent of some element, chances are, you're working with a "percentmixture" problem. One trick for solving these types of equations is to set up a system where your first equation represents amount only, and the second equation represents (amount)( percent) + (amount)(percent) = (amount of mix)(percent of mix).
Transcript Coming Soon!
Please enter your name.
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Alissa Fong
M.A. in Secondary Mathematics, Stanford University
B.S., Stanford University
Alissa has a quirky sense of humor and a relatable personality that make it easy for students to pay attention and understand the material. She has all the math tips and tricks students are looking for.
Sample Problems (2)
Need help with a problem?
Watch expert teachers solve similar problems.

Applied Linear Equations: Mixture Problem
Problem 1 4,405 viewsA nut farmer mixes some peanuts that sell for $2.50/lb with almonds that sell for $5/lb to make a 12pound mixture worth $3/lb.
How many pounds of peanuts were in the mixture? 
Applied Linear Equations: Mixture Problem
Problem 2 917 views
Comments (0)
Please Sign in or Sign up to add your comment.
·
Delete