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Reliable problem Solving applied to mixture problems


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Observe the simplicity of the two variable mixture problem. It is simpler than the Mary's Apples problem. It involves only one indented step (subproblem) and a result step. Mary's Apples involves two indented steps (subproblems) and a result step.

To solve problems reliably use the following steps recursively.

STEP 1: Identify what the problem/equation asks for.
STEP 2: Respond to the request. Ask "How Would I Find Out?"
STEP 3: Substitute the response(s) to obtain the result.


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