A Rancher is mixing two types of food, Brand X and Brand Y for his cattle.
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A Rancher is mixing two types of food, Brand X and Brand Y for his cattle. If each serving is required to have 60

grams of protein and 30 grams of fat, where Brand A has 15 grams of protein and 10 grams of fat and costs 80 cents per unit, and Brand B contains 20 grams of protein and 5 grams of fat, and cost 50 cents per unit, how much of each type should be used to minimize cost to the Rancher?

a. Formulate a linear Programming model for this problem

b. Solve this method by using Solver method

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