Under the following constraints, John earns $15 per hour as a bookkeeper and $16 per hour for tutoring:
can work no more than 20 hours per week
The tutoring center requires that John spend at least 4 hours per week tutoring.
The tutoring center requires that John spend no more than 12 hours per week tutoring.
John claims that he will maximize his weekly earnings by working for 11 hours as a bookkeeper and for 9 hours as a tutor.
Question: Is John's claim correct? Why or Why not?
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John's claim is incorrect because his claim will earn him (11*15) + (16*8) = $309. when he has an option of 8 hours as a... View the full answer