Unformatted text preview: hired? What is their ‘contribution’? Wouldn’t they be contributing (negatively) their cost? But what’s the unit cost? We need to get everything to a common unit so we don’t deal with apples and oranges. How about the cost per week? Then the number of gloves produced would be weekly production numbers. 4) What are the constraints? Leather, labor hours, minimum number of full-timers, and the ratio of full-times to part-timers (like problem 4.14). The ‘tricky’ one is labor hours. But remember: the labor hours required to make the gloves must be provided by the people they hire. Also remember we decided to use a week as unit of time....
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