Sopheak H.

asked • 06/18/13

How much of each fuel should be product in order to maximize profit?

A chemical company make two different fuel , Y each of which is different mixture of three chemicals A; B; and C, the amounts of A,B, and C available are:

A: 100tonnes

B: 400tonnes

C: 420tonnes

Fuel X uses 6tonnes of material C and 4tonnes of material B, while fuel Y use 3tonnes of A 5tonnes of B, and 2 of C: A 10-ton unit of fuel X yields a profit of $1000, while a similar unit of fuel Y gives a profit of $2500.

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