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Introduction to Linear programming
1. Formulate the following problem as a Linear Programming problem (spec- ify variables, objective function and constraints): A building supply has two locations in town. The office receives orders from two customers, each requiring 3/4-inch plywood. Customer A needs fifty sheets and Customer B needs seventy sheets. The warehouse on the east side of town has eighty sheets in stock; the west-side warehouse has forty-five sheets in stock. Delivery costs per sheet are as follows: 80.50 from the eastern warehouse to Customer A, S0.60 from the eastern warehouse to Customer B, $0.40 from the western warehouse to Customer A, and S0.55 from the western warehouse to Customer B. Find the shipping arrangement which minimizes costs.
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