Problem of the Day

Chapter 7, Lesson 14

Sheila's Snacks sells yogurt-covered almonds with either vanilla or chocolate coatings. She has found that her best sellers are packages containing a mixture of almonds with both kinds of coatings, 75% of which are chocolate.

Write and solve an equation to find the number of ounces of almonds with chocolate-yogurt coatings Sheila should add to 80 ounces of a mixture she has in stock to increase the percentage of chocolate coatings from 60% to 75%. (7-14)