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Best Answer dark_magician_92, 17 May 2013 - 11:36 AM

is this right?

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 02:38 AM

Steelco has received an order for 100 tons of steel.  The order must contain at least 3.5 tons of nickel, at most 3 tons of carbon, and exactly 4 tons of manganese.  Steelco receives $20/ton for the order.  To fill the order, Steelco can combine four alloys, whose chemical composition and cost is given in the table below:

 

                                            Alloy (%)

Content              1          2          3          4

Nickel                 6          3          2          1

Carbon               3          2          5          6

Manganese        8          3          2          1

Cost/Ton ($)      12        10        8          6

 

Steelco wants to optimize profit (revenue-costs) obtained from filling the order.  How much of each Alloy content type must they produce to achieve optimal profit?


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 11:36 AM   Best Answer

is this right?
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Posted 20 May 2013 - 05:12 AM

well done!


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