## A health food store makes trail mix using dried fruit and nuts. The cost of the dried fruit is $2.50 per pound, and the cost of the nu

A health food store makes trail mix using dried fruit and nuts. The cost of the dried fruit is $2.50 per

pound, and the cost of the nuts is $2.00 per pound. The total cost to make the trail mix is $225. If the

total cost can be represented by the equation 2.5x + 2y = 225, what does the term 2.5x represent?

the total cost of the dried fruit

the total cost of the nuts

the number of pounds of dried fruit

the number of pounds of nuts

A)the total cost of dried fruit

B)the total costs of the nuts

C)the number of pounds of dried fruit

D)the number of pounds of nuts

## Answers ( )

The cost of the dried fruit