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College Algebra

Project #2

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:

 

Grading Rubric:

Part Project Component Points
1 Word Problem: includes a business name, product, component, and reasonable values 10
2 Objective Function 5
3 Constraints: includes inequality statements 10
4 Graph (hand-drawn or electronically generated) 10
5 Vertices 10
6 Optimization 5
  Total:
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