Marginal Rate of Substitution and Maximizing the Utility

An agent has a daily budget of $240 and her daily utility function is the consumption of two goods, X and Y:

U(X, Y) = X Y

If the price for good X (Px) is $8 and that for good Y (Py) is $10, what is the best combination of X and Y for the agent's daily consumption?

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