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A trail mix company keeps costs down by employing the peanuts:cashews:

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Q. A trail mix company keeps costs down by employing the
peanuts:cashews:almonds ratio of 10:4:1 in each bag of up to 75 total nuts.
What is the maximum percentage by which the company could decrease its
number of peanuts per bag and still have peanuts constitute more than half
the total amount of nuts?
(A) 40%
(B) 48%
(C) 49%
(D) 50%
(E) 58%

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Q. A trail mix company keeps costs down by employing the
peanuts:cashews:almonds ratio of 10:4:1 in each bag of up to 75 total nuts.
What is the maximum percentage by which the company could decrease its
number of peanuts per bag and still have peanuts constitute more than half
the total amount of nuts?
(A) 40%
(B) 48%
(C) 49%
(D) 50%
(E) 58%


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