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A factory can produce two products, x and y, with a profit approximated by P = 14x + 22y – 900. The production of y can exceed x by no more than 100 units. Moreover, production levels are limited by the formula x + 2y ≤ 1,400. What production levels yield maximum profit?
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Help!?!?!?!??!?!?!? 42. A factory can produce two products, x and y, with a profit approximated by P = 14x + 22y – 900. The production of y can exceed x by no more than 100 units. Moreover, production levels are limited by the formula x + 2y ≤ 1,400. What production levels yield maximum profit?
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'd probably sketch all three relations on the same graph and put on my thinking cap...
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whpalmer4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Correction, sketch the two inequalities, then put on thinking cap.
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Those two inequalities will result in a graph that looks something like this:dw:1358377753150:dw The area below the two lines is the area where x,y meet the constraints. Figure out where they intersect, find the value of P at that point, then compare it with a few spots on either side to make sure it appears to be the maximum.
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"on either side"  spots on the two inequality boundaries on either side of the intersection.
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have to write down my answer. I can't use graphs. So if you could explain it to me using something I could write in, that would be awesome!
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Just because you can't use the graph to write your answer doesn't mean you can't use the graph to understand (how to get) the answer :)
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