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A company makes and sells two types of 5-ounce mixed nuts packages.

A low-grade mixture containing 3 ounces of cashews and 2 ounces of peanuts

and a high-grade mixture containing 4 ounces of cashews and 1 ounce of peanuts.

The profit is $0.70 on each package of the low-grade mixture

and $0.80 on each package of the high-grade mixture.

The mixing machine that gets filled every hour can hold at most 36 ounces of cashews

and no more than 14 ounces of peanuts.

By graphing, find:

a) the maximum hourly profit

b) the production schedule that maximizes the hourly profit.

Why do they always ask these questions backwards ??