Philadelphia fun-cycles (PFC) is buying new cycles for rentals during the next summer season for tourists
visiting Fairmount park. It has a budget of has $90,000 that can be used to purchase new rental cycles
that can have 1, 2, or 4 seats. The cycles can be purchased from two different manufacturers. PFC would
like to purchase at least 60 cycles in total. These cycles can be any mix of 1, 2, or 4 seaters. PFC wants a
total seating capacity of at least 150. PFC also wants to buy at least 15 one-seaters, 15 two-seaters and
15 four-seaters They would like to purchase the samenumber of cycles from both manufacturers to
How many cycles and which type of cycles should PFC purchase? Formulate this problem as a linear
program and solve it.
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