# Finite Math Word Problems

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To pour a concrete sidewalk takes 2 hours of preparation and 3 hours of finishing. To pour a concrete patio takes 4 hours of preparation and 3 hours of finishing. ABC Concrete Company makes a profit of $450 on a sidewalks and $700 on a patio. How many sidewalks and patios should the company construct to maximize its profit? Set up a system of inequalities for this problem, identify all variables used, and give the objective function, but do not solve.

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Let x = Number of sidewalks to be made and y = Number of patios ...

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The solution discusses maximization of a poor concrete sidewalk. the maximization problem is set up by a system of inequalities. All variables are identified and the object function is given.

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