You Are a Business Owner
(not a bakery)
You will use the model below to generate your own linear programming problem. Formulate your own small business scenario and insert the criteria into the “ indicated fields ”. Then use the steps outlined below to show your work and solve the newly created problem. PROBLEM: Family Foods makes jumbo cookies and regular cookies . The oven can make at most 200 cookies per day . Each jumbo cookie requires 2 ounces of flour , and each regular cookie requires 1 ounce of flour. There are 250 ounces of flour available. The income from each jumbo cookie is 11 cents and from each regular cookie is 5 cents . How many of each size cookie should be made to maximize income?
SOLUTION: Objective function: Constraints: Graph: Vertices: Optimization:
|1||Word Problem: includes a business name, product, component, and reasonable values||10|
|3||Constraints: includes inequality statements||10|
|4||Graph (hand-drawn or electronically generated)||10|