# Bark's Pet Food Company produces canned cat food called Meow Chow and canned dog food called Bow Chow. The company produces pet food fromhorse meat, groundfish, and a cereal additive. Each week the company has 600 pounds of horse meat, 800 pounds of groundfish, and 1,000 pounds of cerealadditive available to produce both kinds of pet food. Meow Chow must

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Bark's Pet Food Company produces canned cat food called Meow Chow and canned dog food called Bow Chow. The company produces pet food from

horse meat, groundfish, and a cereal additive. Each week the company has 600 pounds of horse meat, 800 pounds of groundfish, and 1,000 pounds of cereal

additive available to produce both kinds of pet food. Meow Chow must be at least half fish, and Bow Chow must be at least half horse meat. The company has

2,250 16-ounce cans are available each week. A can of Meow Chow earns $0.80 in profit, and a can of Bow Chow earns $0.96 in profit. The company wants to

know how many cans of Meow Chow and Bow Chow to produce each week in order to maximize profit.

A. Formulate a linear programming model for this problem.

B. Solve the model by using the computer

horse meat, groundfish, and a cereal additive. Each week the company has 600 pounds of horse meat, 800 pounds of groundfish, and 1,000 pounds of cereal

additive available to produce both kinds of pet food. Meow Chow must be at least half fish, and Bow Chow must be at least half horse meat. The company has

2,250 16-ounce cans are available each week. A can of Meow Chow earns $0.80 in profit, and a can of Bow Chow earns $0.96 in profit. The company wants to

know how many cans of Meow Chow and Bow Chow to produce each week in order to maximize profit.

A. Formulate a linear programming model for this problem.

B. Solve the model by using the computer

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