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Two departments of a​ firm, A and​ B, need differing amounts of​ steel, wood, and plastic. The table on the right gives the amount of each product the departments need.

Steel

Wood

Plastic

Department A

50

40

20

Department B

40

20

40

These three products are supplied by two​ suppliers, Company C and Company​ D, with the unit prices given in the table on the right.

Company C

Company D

Steel

620

560

Wood

310

210

Plastic

310

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a. Use matrix multiplication to determine how much these orders will cost each department at each of the two suppliers. Enter the amounts into the cost matrix shown on the right.

Co. C

Co.  D

Dept. A

Dept. B

..........

........

b. From which supplier should each department make its​ purchase?

Which company should department A​ use?

.Company Upper D

.Company Upper C

Which company should department B​ use?

.Company C

.Company Upper D

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