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Sportsman, inc. is making two types of bats. Sportsman has 40 hours of cutting, 10 hours of finishing and 42 hours of packaging time available. Expected profits from regular and upgrade bats are $15 and $20 respectively.

Technical information is provided as follows

Type Cutting Finishing Packaging
Upgrade 0.80 0.00 1.20
Regular 1.00 0.40 0.60

a) Construct a linear programming model for Sportsman
b) Identify the feasible area
c) Identify optimum quantities, using substitution approach


Solution Summary

Solves a Linear Programming problem.