Exam (116).pdf - Question The Donnor meat processing firm produces wieners from four ingredients chicken beef pork and a cereal additive The firm

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Question: The Donnor meat processing firm produces wieners from four ingredients: chicken, beef, pork, and a cereal additive. The firm produces three types of wieners: regular, beef, and all-meat. The company has the following amounts of each ingredient available on a daily basis: Â Pounds/Day Cost/Pound Chicken 200 $0.20 Beef 300 0.30 Pork 150 0.50 Cereal additive 400 0.05 Each type of wiener has certain ingredient specifications, as follows: Â Specification Selling Price/Pound Regular Not more than 10% beef and pork combined Not less than 20% chicken $0.90 Beef Not less than 75% beef 1.25 All- meat No cereal additive Not more than 50% beef and pork combined 1.75
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The firm wants to know how many pounds of wieners of each type to produce to maximize profits. a. Formulate a linear programming model for this problem. b. Solve the model by using the computer. Answer : Linear Programming is a mathematical modeling technique containing linear relationships that represent an institution’s objectives and resource and/or material constraints.
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