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Machine M1 as well as Machine M2 can independently produce either Product P or Product Q. The times taken by machines M1 and M2 (in minutes) to produce one unit of product P and Q are given in the table below: (Each machine works 8 hours per day).

PRODUCT | M1 | M2 |

P | 10 | 8 |

Q | 6 | 6 |

What is the maximum number of units that can be manufactured in one day?

- 140
- 160
- 120
- 180

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Machine M1 & M2 both manufactures product Q at least time.

Maximum number of units can be manufactured by machine M1 in one day is = $\dfrac{{8}*{60}}{6}$ [∵Each machine works 8 hours per day]

= 80

Maximum number of units can be manufactured by machine M2 in one day is = $\dfrac{{8}*{60}}{6}$

= 80

**Maximum number of units that can be manufactured in one day by machine M1 * machine M2** = 80 + 80 = **160 units**