Solve the linear programming model formulated in Problem 59 for the Wisham family farm using the computer.
a. Are there any extra (slack) resources available?
b. If the Wisham family could obtain additional resources, which one would be of most value to them? How much would they be willing to pay for this resource? Why?
c. If the family could obtain an additional 500 pounds of pecans or 30 hours of oven time, which should they choose?
d. The family is thinking about buying a bigger oven for $3,000. If they do so, they could make a batch of 5 pies or a batch 3 dozen cookies at one time. Should they buy the oven? Explain your answer.

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