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    Irwin Textile Mills produces two types of cotton cloth - denim and corduroy. Corduroy is a heavier grade of cotton cloth and, as such, requires 7.5 pounds of raw cotton per yard, whereas denim requires 5 pounds of raw cotton per yard. A yard of corduroy requires 3.2 hours of processing time; a yard of denim requires 3.0 hours. Although the demand for denim is practically unlimited, the maximum demand for corduroy is 510 yards per month. The manufacturer has 6,500 pounds of cotton and 3,000 hours of processing time available each month. The manufacturer makes a profit of $2.25 per yard of denim and $3.10 per yard of corduroy. The manufacturer wants to know how many yards of each type of cloth to produce to maximize profit.

    a. Formulate a linear programming model for this problem.
    B. Transform this model into standard form.

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    Suppose x yards of denim and y yards of corduroy are produced. ...

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    Excel attachment shows how to find a linear programming model for a textile mill and then turn it into standard form.