# Transcribed Image Text: 4.2.21-BE Question Help A toy manufacturer makes lightweight balls for indoor play. The large basketball uses 4 ounces

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to maximize profits. Show that the geometric method gives the same solution. Set up the initial simplex tableau. Let x and y be the number of basketballs and footballs that are produced each week, respectively. у и M V u V M (Simplify your answers.)

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A toy manufacturer makes lightweight balls for indoor play. The large basketball uses 4 ounces of foam and 20 minutes of labor and brings a profit of \$2.50. The football
uses 3 ounces of foam and 30 minutes of labor and brings a profit of \$2. The manufacturer has available 51 pounds of foam and 124 labor-hours a week. Use the
simplex method to determine the optimal production schedule so as to maximize profits. Show that the geometric method gives the same solution.
Set up the initial simplex tableau. Let x and y be the number of basketballs and footballs that are produced each week, respectively.
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