Question 1: A manufacturer produces two products, A and B, and is trying to work out his production schedule for the next two months. He currently has on hand 1,000 units of A and 800 units of B and estimates sales over the period as shown in the following table: Estimated Sales, Units/Months | 2,000 3,000 4,000 3,000 Regular Shift Production Cost, $10 $/Unit $6 If the production facilities were devoted entirely to producing product A, they could turn out a maximum of 4,000 units/month on regular shift operation and up to 1,000 units/month additional on overtime operation. Similarly, if only product B was produced, regular shift capacity would be 6,000 units/month with 2.000 units/months additional available from overtime operation. The production facilities can be devoted to any proportions of products A and B ..... 1,000 units of A (-1/4 capacity) plus 4,500 units of B (= 3/4
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