1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data In a Mixture of peanuts and cashews, the ratio by weight of peanuts to cashews is 5 to 2. how many pounds of cashews will there be in 4 pounds of this mixture? 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution I used 5/2 as seven pounds in the original ratio. Then I tested out some numbers for 2, such as 1.2, 1.4 and they all added up to a number close to four. I didn't reaaly know how to set the problem up so I ended up getting it wrong. I got 1.2.