Form 4 Mathematics
A carpenter takes 4 hours to make a stool and 6 hours to make a chair. It takes the carpenter and at least 144 hours to make x stools and y chairs. The labour cost of making a stool is Ksh 100 and that of a chair is Ksh 200. The total labour cost should not exceed Ksh 4 800. The carpenter must make at least 16 stools and more than 10 chairs.
(a) Write down inequalities to represent the above information.
(b) Draw the inequalities in (a) above on the grid provided.
(c) The carpenter makes a profit of Ksh 40 on a stool and Ksh loo on a chair.
Use the graph to determine the maximum profi.t the carpenter can make.
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