Posted by **Samantha** on Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 6:43pm.

A farmer wants to raise corn and soybean on a 2010 acre of crop land. Each acre of corn requires 2 hours of labor during growing season while each acre of soybean requires only 1 hour of labor. The total amount of hours of labor available during growing season is 340 hours.

The profit per acre for corn is $45 while the profit per acre for soybean is $35. Find how many acres of corn and soybean should be planted to maximize profit.

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