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A company produces two products: Product A and Product B. Each product must go through two processes. Each Product A produced requires 2 hours in Process 1 and 5 hours in Process 2. Each Product B produced requires 6 hours in Process 1 and 3 hours in Process 2. There are 80 hours of capacity available each week in each process. Each unit of Product A produced generates $6.00 in profit for the company. Each unit of Product B produced generates $9.00 in profit for the company. If the company produces 6 units of Product A and 9 units of Product B then the company's objective function would be equal to...?

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Objective Function: This should be to maximize company's profits.
6x+9y
where x = ...

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