Billy is making compost. To create good compost quickly, the ingredient mixture should have a C:N ratio near 30:1 The table below shows the carbon and nitrogen percentages (by weight) of various common compostables. https://latex.artofproblemsolving.com/3/8/1/381b4ade4680873806d13de887fd09317b088684.png
After mixing a pound of coffee grounds and 6 pounds of rotten vegetables, how many pounds of dry leaves should he add to obtain a 30:1 C:N ratio? Express your answer rounded to the nearest pound.
Chris, this is an art of problem solving questions, we have a loose agreement not to answer these.
Although i dont understand why, if you guys have an agreement not to solve aops questions that is fine
??? I said it was ok that you dont want to solve it. (FYI you dont even need to solve it you could just help me) I never said its fine that im asking for help, (Even though i dont see the huge deal in it) I said its ok that you dont want to solve it.
Either way, thanks for you help.
OK...didn't realize that .....we don't want to encourage cheating....