### Division that produces two models of fireplace grates

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Kane Manufacturing has a division that produces two models of fireplace grates, x units of model A and y units of model B. To produce each model A requires 2 lb of cast iron and 6 min of labor. To produce each model B grate requires 4 lb of cast iron and 4 min of labor. The profit for each model A grate is \$1.50, and the profit for each model B grate is \$1.00. 1400 lb of cast iron and 900 min of labor are available for the production of grates per day. Because of a backlog of orders on model A grates, the manager of Kane Manufacturing has decided to produce at least 150 of these grates a day. Operating under this additional constraint, how many grates of each model should Kane produce to maximize profit P in dollars? Maximize P= Cast Iron= Labor= Model A=

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