Mathematics

A company manufactures two products X and Y by means of two processes A and B. The maximum capacity of process A is 1750 hours and of process B 4000 hours. Each unit of product X requires 3 hours in A and 2 hours in B, while each unit of product Y requires 1 hour in A and 4 in B. Use the algebraic method to calculate how many units of products X and Y are produced if the maximum capacity available is utilized?

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  1. A=3X=1750
    B=2X=4000
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    A=Y=1750
    B=4Y=4000
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    3X+Y=1750
    2X+4Y=4000
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    -Solve for x,y when x=0 and y=0
    -Plug in and solve equations

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  2. x= 583.33
    y=1000

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