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Stormy-1 Would very much appreciate some assistance with a Linear modelling problem. Facts: 2 production lines, 2 products, 8 hours per line (480 min), profit for each product, a is $42, b is $87
Line 1 Line 2
Product a 3 minutes 4 min
Product b 6 minutes 2 min
Maximize profit formula: 42a + 87b
Constraints: 3a + 6b<=480
4a + 2b<=480
I'm trying to determine the additional constraint that reflects the question...
how can we limit the difference between the total time on line 1 and the total time on line 2 to 30 minutes or less...in order to maximize profit? Thanks.