November 26, 2015

Homework Help: Algebra

Posted by Skyelar on Monday, October 13, 2008 at 5:19pm.

Here is the problem: You are going to make ans sell bread. A loaf of Irish soda bread is made with 2 cups flour and 1/4 cup sugar. Banana bread is made with 4 cups flour and 1 cup of sugar. You will make a profit of $1.50 on each loaf of Irish soda bread a nd a profit of $4 on each banana bread. You have 16 cup flour and 3 cup sugar.

1. How many of each bread should you make to maximize the profit??

2. What is the maximum profit

Would someone mind offering a guided explanation of this? I'm not sure how to set up the equations. Thank you!

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