Question

Asked Oct 28, 2019

The owner of Crackers, Inc. produces both Deluxe (*D*) and Classic (*C*) crackers. She only has 4,800 ounces of sugar, 9,600 ounces of flour, and 2,000 ounces of salt for her next production run. A box of Deluxe crackers requires 2 ounces of sugar, 6 ounces of flour, and 1 ounce of salt to produce. A box of Classic crackers requires 3 ounces of sugar, 8 ounces of flour, and 2 ounces of salt to produce. Profits are 40 cents for a box of Deluxe crackers and 50 cents for a box of Classic crackers. Cracker’s, Inc. would like to maximize profits.

What is the daily profit when producing the optimal amounts?

Step 1

**Introduction:**

The given problem is solved using linear programming. The given problem is formulated as shown below:

Let ‘D’ be a box of deluxe crackers.

Let ‘C’ be a box of classic crackers.

Step 2

**Excel input and formulas:**

Step 3

**Solver input:**

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