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The Dog River Days carnival games spit out tickets




Question;The Dog River Days carnival games spit out tickets that the children and adults can redeem for prizes. Each hour from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm the redemption booth is open to process those tickets. Its goal is to process all the tickets received. There are 13 ticket processing machines, each of which can process 500 tickets per hour. It takes one worker to operate each machine. The Dog River Days Organizing Committee wants to hire both full-time and part-time workers to run the ticket redemption booth. Full-timers work 10:00 am ? 6:00 pm, 11:00 am ? 7:00 pm, or noon ? 8:00 pm and are paid 20 $/hour (i.e. 160 $/day). Part-timers work either a 2:00 pm ? 7:00 pm or a 3:00 pm ? 8:00 pm shift and are paid a flat rate of 75 $/day. The carnival is really successful, as the tickets coming rolling in to the redemption booth at the following rate:Time: Tickets Rec?dSince Dog River Days is sponsored in part by lottery monies from the Saskatchewan government, they have a stipulation that at least three ticket redemption booth workers must be signed up to full-time contracts. Can you formulate, solve, and write a management report to the committee as to how they can staff this booth at minimum cost?


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