Since we seem to have a few nibbles of interest in another thread, how about a thread in which math problems are presented for other users to solve?

All are welcome to answer, whether you show your work or not, but I would like to ask that for those who can, please show us how you came up with your answer so that the rest of us can learn.

We'll see how it goes. When one problem has been answered several times, maybe we'll then try opening the floor to present another problem. Hopefully this will be a bit of a challenge as well as some fun for all you mathematically gifted folks. As I said in another thread, I love the idea that some of the God-given skills others may have made fun of some of you for... Are considered totally cool here!

I hope we all have a great time in this thread!

Our very own MollyConnor has generously provided us with the first problem:

Here is a story problem. Have fun y'all!

Kathy's Kandies features a mixture of chocolate creams and chocolate-covered caramels that sells for $9 per pound. If creams sell for $6.75 per pound and caramels sell for $10.50 per pound, how much of each type of candy should be in a 1-pound mix?

Kathy's Kandies features a mixture of chocolate creams and chocolate-covered caramels that sells for $9 per pound. If creams sell for $6.75 per pound and caramels sell for $10.50 per pound, how much of each type of candy should be in a 1-pound mix?

(This pun kind of reminds me of all my OP's... )

Thanks for participating and I'm looking forward to learning some amazing things!!