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A farmer, in the business of growing fodder for livestock, has 90 acres for planting alfalfa and corn. The cost of seed per acre is \$4 for alfalfa and \$6 for corn. The total cost of labor will amount to \$20 per acre for alfalfa and \$10 per acre for corn. The expected income is \$110 per acre from alfalfa and \$150 per acre from corn. If the farmer cannot spend more than \$480 for seed and \$1400 for labor, how many acres of each crop should be planted to obtain the mximumn profit?

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A farmer, in the business of growing fodder for livestock, has 90 acres for planting alfalfa and corn. The cost of seed per acre is \$4 for alfalfa and \$6 for corn. The total cost of labor will amount to \$20 per acre for alfalfa and \$10 ...

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