Originally Posted by

**cnmath16** The Question ...

A clothing manufacturer has 100m of silk and 180m of wool. To make a suit requires 2m of silk and 3m of wool, and to make a dress requires 1m of silk and 2m of wool. If the profit on a suit is $108 and the profit on a dress is $60, how many suits and dresses should the manufacturer make to maximize the profit?

What I have so far...

Let x represent silk

Let y represent wool

Profit(suit)= $108

Profit(dress)= $60

Equation for suit: 2x + 3y = 108 ??

Equation for dress: 1x + 2y = 60 ??

Im not sure if these are right or not. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

I am really just looking for the overall equation but any other tips would also make things easier! this is due tomorrow ahhh

Thanks in advance!