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Posted by **cheryl** on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 3:40pm.

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 3:54pmThis question is strange...why do the POS systems take longer to configure than they do to assemble, yet there are more labor hours for assembly than configuration. The minimum configuration time is two hours and the minimum assembly time is one hour. Yet for two hours config and two hours of assembly (one hour over minimum assembly) you get ~$300 more in profit. Thus, POS C will be the most profitable because the configuration hours determine maximum profit.

50 (100 configuration hours/2 hours per unit) POS C systems can be installed for a profit of $50,000 (assembly hours used = 100 which is less than 800)

33 POS B systems can be installed for a profit of $26,400 (assembly hours used = 99 which is less than 800)

50 POS A systems can be installed for a profit of $35,000 (assembly hours used = 100 which is less than 800)

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