How many chairs and tables should be made?

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The Cannon Hill furniture Company produces tables and chairs. Each table takes five hours of labor from the carpentry department and three hours of labor from the finishing department. Each chair requires three hours of carpentry and two hours of finishing. During the current week, 230 hours of carpentry time are available and 90 hours of finishing time. Each table produced gives a profit of £85 and each chair a profit of £55. How many chairs and tables should be made?

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