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# Linear Programming Model

A company produces two products that are processed on two assembly lines. Assembly line 1 has 100 available hours, and assembly line 2 has 42 available hours. Each product requires 10 hours of processing time on line 1, while on line 2 product 1 requires 7 hours and product 2 requires 3 hours. The profit for product 1 is \$6 per unit, and the profit for product 2 is \$4 per unit.

Formulate a linear programming model for this program.

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A company produces two products that are processed on two assembly lines. Assembly line 1 has 100 available hours, and assembly line 2 has 42 available hours. Each product requires 10 hours of processing time on line 1, while on line 2 product 1 requires 7 hours and product 2 requires 3 hours. The profit for product 1 is \$6 per unit, and the profit for product 2 is \$4 per unit. ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution formulates a linear programming model for the production of two products.

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