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    The Mico soft drink company makes two kinds of beverages: regular and diet. Their limited resources are the time it takes to make the drinks (8 hours = 480 minutes per day) and syrup (as an ingredient) limited to 675 gallons per day. The regular box of drinks requires 2 minutes and 5 gallons of syrup, while a diet box needs 4 minutes and 3 gallons of syrup. Profits for regular soft drink are $3.00 per case, and for diet soft drink they're $2.00 per case. What is the objective function?
    $4R + $2D
    $4D + $2R
    $3R + $2D
    $3D + $2R
    $2R + $4D

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    The solution briefly explains how to find the objective function for a soft drink company.