Question: Brookdale Products Inc located in Mahtomedi Minnesota produces two lines

Brookdale Products, Inc., located in Mahtomedi, Minnesota, produces two lines of electric toothbrushes: Deluxe and Standard. Because Brookdale can sell all the toothbrushes it can produce, the owners are expanding the plant. They are deciding which product line to emphasize. To make this decision, they assemble the following data:

After expansion, the factory will have a production capacity of 4,000 machine hours per month. The plant can manufacture either 58 Standard electric toothbrushes or 21 ­Deluxe electric toothbrushes per machine hour.

1. Identify the constraining factor for Brookdale Products.
2. Prepare an analysis to show which product line toemphasize.

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