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OG Mixtures Problem

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OG Mixtures Problem

Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:53 pm
Seed mixture X is 40 percent ryegrass and 60 percent
bluegrass by weight; seed mixture Y is 25 percent
ryegrass and 75 percent fescue. If a mixture of X and
Y contains 30 percent ryegrass, what percent of the
weight of the mixture is X ?
(A) 10%
(B) 33 1/3%
(C) 40%
(D) 50%
(E) 66 2/3%

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Post Tue Mar 12, 2013 2:36 am
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Post Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:26 am
Thanks Anju Smile

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