Math 123 Finite Mathematics Test 4 Review Sheet FALL 2007
Dr. Unseren, Instructor
Test 4 Date: Wednesday Nov. 28, 2007 (closed book, closed note, calculator permitted (no TI
89 calculators and no sharing of calculators permitted)
Essential Concepts for Success on Test 4:
Section 4.3
Standard Maximum problems, simplex method for
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Read section summary first
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All yellow boxes in the section are essential. Write each on down on an index card, and
write the caption of the yellow box on reverse side. Look at the caption side, can you define
and explain the reverse side to a classmate?
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How do you recognize a standard maximum problem?
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Remember that the slack variables are NONNegative, just like the x variables
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Given a standard maximum problem, can you construct the initial simplex tableau?
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How do you determine the basic and nonbasic variables?
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Can you perform a pivot operation?
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Can you recognize a final simplex tableau? (No negative numbers in the bottom row). Can
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 Spring '08
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 Math, Linear Programming, Negative and nonnegative numbers, simplex tableau, maximum problem, standard maximum problem

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