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Action Toy Company makes action figures once a mo...

Action Toy Company makes action figures once a month. Producing the cricket action figure requires \(3\) hours of time on Machine I and \(9\) hours on Machine II. Producing the beetle action figure requires \(8\) hours of time on Machine I and \(4\) hours on Machine II. Machine I is only available for \(240\) hours per month, but Machine II is available for \(360\) hours per month. The cricket action figure can be sold at a profit of \(\$ 2.90\) , and the beetle action figure can be sold at a profit of \(\$ 3.50\) . How many of each action figure should the company produce each month to maximize its profit?

Answer

\(32 \text { "cricket" figures; } 18 \text { "beetle" figures }\)

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