Consider the following, make D = the number of dresses made and S = the number of siuts made

Silk:

Wool:

Sketch these on a cartesian plane with S and D axis.

Then check corner points for

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- Nov 8th 2009, 06:31 PM #1

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## Really could use some help with this one...

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?

I can't seem to get it. I tried the following but I get stuck big time:

silk = 100 m

wool = 180 m

suit = 2 meters of silk and 3 meters of wool

dress = 1 meters of silk and 2 meters of wool

profit = (108)*(# of suit sold) + (60)*(# of dress sold)

- Nov 8th 2009, 07:13 PM #2