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The Texas Consolidated Electronics Company is contemplating a research and development program encompassing eight research projects. The company is constrained from embarking on all projects by the number of available management scientists (40) and the budget available for R&D projects ($300,000). Further, if project 2 is selected, project 5 must also be selected (but not vice versa). Following are the resources requirement and the estimated profit for each project.

Project Expense
Scientists required
Estimated Profit
1 50 6 0.30
2 105 8 0.85
3 56 9 0.20
4 45 3 0.15
5 90 7 0.50
6 80 5 0.45
7 78 8 0.55
8 60 5 0.40

Formulate the integer programming model for this problem and solve it using the computer.

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