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A bag containing 15 ounces of mixed nuts contains 40% cashews. Liam adds 45 ounces of mixed nuts containing 60% cashews in the bag. What percent of the mixed nuts in the bag is cashews?

A.27
B.33
C.45
D.55

 Sep 28, 2020
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15 oz  @ 40%    =   .40 (15)   oz of cashews

 45 oz @ 60%    =    .60 (45)           cashews    

 

New total = 15 + 45 = 60 oz                  

 

%      =     {  .40(15) + .60(45) }  /  60    x 100% = .........

 Sep 28, 2020

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