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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I just noticed the last line: If you must order at least one of each type of table, because without that line I was not getting any of your choices. Can you try to sketch the relations? Let x be the number of type A and y be the number of type B You can order no more than 190 tables this month. that means the sum of x and y must be less than or equal to 190 x+y≤ 190 put this into slopeintercept form: y ≤ x + 190 plot the line y= x + 190 shade the area under this line (this is where y is less than the line) can you do that?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It only shows a bit of the graph. By hand: dw:1358269570252:dw
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
OK so what does this tell me now? sorry I'm dumb :(
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
We don't go below x=0 (we can't order less than 0) same for y that triangle represents all (x,y) pairs of orders where x+y ≤ 190 (and x+y≥0 we can't order less than 0) if you go outside the triangle you will order too many or a negative number. Neither is allowed.
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you need to make at least $4,610 profit on them It would be good if you could write down the relation (mathematical expression) for this. Hero posted it, but you should try. The profit will be the number of type A's times the profit per type A plus # of B's times profit of a B this sum must be ≥ 4610 Can you write down the expression?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, but use x and y, because we have to plot this...
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok :) 29x + 19y >_4610
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you put it into slopeintercept form?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
slope intercept form is y ≥ mx + b in other words, y is by itself on the left. First step is add 29x to both sides. Just write 29x on both sides what do you get?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
don't make things up. start with 29x + 19y >= 4610 write 29x on both sides: 29x + 29x + 19y >= 29x + 4610 on the left side you have 29x and 29x (think: 29 x's take away 29 x's. I get no x's) 19y ≥ 29x +4610 now divide both sides by 19. That means divide each term on both sides by 19 what do you get?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I assume that 12 is a typo?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now, let's change into decimals (only a few digits). Roughly we get y ≥ 1.53 x + 242.6 now plot this line. Y ≥ means shade all the Y above the line. Can you plot this line?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
for y ≥ 1.53 x + 242.6 we first plot y = 1.53x +242.6 if we set x to 0, what is y ?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok, x=0, y = 242.6 (0,242.6) is one point on the line can you plot this point ?
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1358271480089:dw
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, that looks good See http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/linearequationsandinequalitie/coordinateplane/v/plotorderedpairs if you need a refresher. now lets find y when x = 100 y = 1.53x +242.6 replace x with 100 y = 1.53*100 + 242.6 what do you get ?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I picked x=100 because it is easy to multiply by 100. we could pick any x, but x near or inside our triangle makes sense.
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1.53*100 is a negative number. try again
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
that means (100,89.6) is on the line. can you plot this point ? go to x=100 and move up about 90.
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1358272059574:dw
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now connect the dots (or x's in this case) dw:1358272145701:dw
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
d.)100 of type A; 90 of type B
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I shaded the area above the line, because that is where y ≥ to the line The black shaded area is everywhere where you get the needed profit (remember profit must be ≥ 4610) We also must be below the red line. To meet both requirements, we must be in the lower triangle.
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ahhhh ok I'm confused now...what is the answer?
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Once you get the "feasible" region, you check the "corners" for the (x,y) pair that matches your requirement. In this case, the bottom two spots have y=0 and the statement If you must order at least one of each type of table means we can rule out those points we have to find the intersection of the two lines. but we see by eyeball it is 100, 90
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A is x in our graph. and B is y Here is how to find where the lines cross: you start with y= x + 190 y = 1.53x +242.6 when they meet they have the same y values. we set x + 190 = 1.53x +242.6 add 1.53x to both sides (you should learn how to do this, btw) 1.53x  1x + 190= 1.53x + 1.53x +242.6 on the left we get 0.53x+190 and on the right 242.6: 0.53x +190 = 242.6 add 190 to both sides 0.53x +190190= 242.6190 0.53x = 52.6 divide both sides by 0.53, and x = 99.2 looking at our graph, we want x bigger than this (we have to buy a whole table) x=100 and x+y =190 replace x with 100: 100+y=190 add 100 to both sides: 100100+y= 190100 y=90 In a harder problem, we would use these x,y numbers in the cost equation, and find the (x,y) pair (of the three corners) that gives the lowest cost. here, we just need to find the top "corner" because the bottom 2 are ruled out by the question (we must buy some of both types, so 0 is not allowed)
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the answer is A :) thank you so much for spending the time on teaching me :p I really appreciated
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think you can do this stuff, but you have skimped so much in learning all the details that it is difficult to do a problem like this where you have to remember how to do lots of things: plot, solve equations, etc.
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phiBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Personally, I would pick just one area (example: putting equations into slopeintercept form), and watch a video at Khan
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FalkqwerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok I'll try that thanx again :)
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