# Value Mixture Problem 1

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Explains the concept of a value mixture problem and works this problem: Two pounds of organic tea that costs \$6.75 a pound is mixed with some generic tea that costs \$3.25 a pound. How many pounds of the generic tea should be used to make a new tea mixture that costs \$4.65 a pound?

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Questions answered by this video:
• How do you write and solve an equation to solve a mixture problem in Algebra?
• If two pounds of organic tea that costs \$6.75 per pound is mixed with generic tea that costs \$3.25 per pound, how many pounds of generic tea should be used to make a new tea mixture that costs \$4.65 per pound?
• How can you draw a picture to help you solve a mixture problem?
• How do you solve the equation 675(2) + 325x = 465(x + 2)?
• How do you check to make sure that your solution to a mixture problem is correct?
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This lesson goes through a complete example problem for drawing a picture, writing an equation, and solving a mixture problem. All steps are shown and explained.