Annette C.

asked • 08/25/13

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Mrs. Lewis needs to buy two types of grain, oats, and barley to mix as a feed supplement for her cattle. She has $4275 to spend on grain and wants the mixture to be 3 parts oats and 2 parts barley. She can buy oats for $1.10 per bushel and barley for $2.10 per bushel. Mrs. Lewis needs 7,000 bushels of grain. How many bushels of barley should she buy?

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