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A small toy company makes only cars and trucks. The profit made on cars is $ each and the profit made on trucks is $ each. To stay in business, the company must make at least $ profit each week. The company only has the resources to make up to total cars and trucks each week.

  1. Write a system of inequalities that represents possible combinations of toys that the company can make and the amount of profit they will earn. Be sure to define your variables.

    the number of cars
    the number of trucks

  2. Can they stay in business? If so, how?

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