Posted by **JAYJAY** on Monday, November 24, 2008 at 1:57am.

A garment company makes two types of woolen sweaters and can produce a max of 700 sweaters per week. Each sweater of the first type requires 2 pounds of green wool and 4 pounds of pink wool to produce a single sweater. The second type of sweater requires 4 pounds of green wool and 3 pounds of pink wool. The profit earned the first type of sweater is $5 and on the second type $7 . The company has 50 ounds of green wool and 80 pound of pink wool.

Write a system of inequalities to represent the number of sweaters of the first type and the number of sweaters of the second type that can be produced.

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**Reiny**, Monday, November 24, 2008 at 10:44am
let the number of sweaters of the first type be x

let the number of sweaters of the second type by y

x+y ≤ 700 ---- total sweaters

2x + 4y ≤ 50 --- green wook

4x + 3y ≤ 80 --- pink wool

Profit = 5x + 7y

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**Anonymous**, Monday, November 24, 2008 at 12:17pm
A) what is the balance after one year if the interest is simple interest?

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**drwls**, Monday, November 24, 2008 at 3:28pm
That depends upon the interest rate. Balance of what? How much is borrowed?

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