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Resource Resource Availability Extrusion 4 hours 48 hours Packaging 2 hours 18 hours Additive mix 2 pounds 16 pounds

Linear Programming (Optimization Problems)Problem 1

The Stratton Company produces two basic types of product. Three resources are crucial to the output: extrusion hours, packaging hours, and a special additive to the product. The following data represent next week's situation. 


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The contribution to profits per unit is $34 for type I and $40 per type II. Formulate a linear programming model to determine how many of each type of product should be produced to maximize contribution to profits. 

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Resource Resource Availability Extrusion 4 hours 48 hours Packaging 2 hours 18 hours Additive mix 2 pounds 16 pounds

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