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    An appliance manufacturer produces two models of microwave ovens: Home and Work. Both models require fabrication and assembly work. Each home microwave uses four hours of fabrication and two hours of assembly and each work microwave uses two hours of fabrication and six hours of assembly. There are 600 fabrication hours available this week and 480 hours of assembly. Each home microwave costs $400 and sells for $440. Each work microwave costs $500 and sells for $530.

    Set up and solve the associated linear program.

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    Please see the attached file as the answer to your question.

    I put comments boxes both in changing and constraint cells. I assume that the company want to maximize their profit by using the available resources. So the answer for the linear ...

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    The solution solves the linear program as requested together with explanations.