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Family Foods makes jumbo cookies and regular cookies. The oven can make at most 200 cookies per day.

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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?
Answer
Let j = the number of jumbo cookies made per day
Let r = the number of regular cookies made per day
j and r, as numbers of cookies, must not be negative. So:
and
Since the oven make at most 200 cookies per day:
Since each jumbo cookie requires 2 ounce of flour, then 2j would be
the amount of flour needed for j cookies. And since each regular
cookie requires 1 ounce of flour, then 1r (or just r) would be the
amount of flour needed for r cookies. And since there only 250 ounces

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