### [solution] » A farmer in Georgia has a 100-acre farm on which to plant watermelons and cantaloupes.Every acre

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A farmer in Georgia has a 100-acre farm on which to plant watermelons and cantaloupes.Every acre planted with watermelons requires 50 gallons of water per day and must beprepared for planting with 20 pounds of fertilizer. Every acre planted with cantaloupesrequires 75 gallons of water per day and must be prepared for planting with 15 pounds offertilizer. The farmer estimates that it will take 2 hours of labor to harvest each acre plantedwith watermelons, and 2.5 hours of labor to harvest each acre planted with cantaloupes. Hebelieves that watermelons will sell for about \$3 each, and cantaloupes will sell for about \$1each. Every acre planted with watermelons is expected to yield 90 salable units. Every acreplanted with cantaloupes is expected to yield 300 salable units. The famer can pump about6,000 gallons of water per day for irrigation purposes from a shallow well. He can buy asmuch fertilizer as he needs at a cost of \$10 per 50-pound bag. Finally, the farmer can hirelaborers to harvest the fields at a rate of \$5 per hour. If the farmer sells all the watermelonsand cantaloupes he produces, how many acres of each crop should the farmer plant tomaximize profits?

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