Math question Optimal Cost

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Question description

Kalamazoo Kennels provides overnight lodging for a variety of pets. An attractive feature is the quality of care the pets receive, including well balanced nutrition. The kennel’s cat food is made by mixing two types of cat food to obtain the “nutritionally balanced cat diet.” The data for the two cat foods are as follows: 

Cat Food


protien (%)

fat (%)

Pet's Choice




Feline Chow




Kalamazoo Kennels wants to be sure that the cats receive at least 5 ounces of protein and at least 3 ounces of fat per day. What is the optimal cost of this plan? Note:  Please write your answers with two significant places after the decimal and do not include the dollar “$” sign.  For instance, $9.45 (nine dollars and fortyfive cents) should be written as 9.45

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