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# LP_Police - Starting 4 hours of 8-hour shift Required...

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SCHEDULING POLICE OFFICERS During each 4-hour period, the Smalltown police force requires the following number of on-d officers: 8 from midnight to 4 A.M.; 7 from 4 A.M. to 8 A.M.; 6 from 8 A.M. to noon; 6 from to from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M.; and from 8 to midnight. Each police officer works 2 consecutive 4-hou Determine how to minimize the number of police officers needed to meet Smalltown's daily r Analyse how the number of police officers changes as the number of officers needed from m A.M. changes.

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Unformatted text preview: Starting 4 hours of 8-hour shift Required =Sheet1!\$B\$9:\$G\$9 M-4A 4A-8A 8A-N N-4P 4P-8P 8P-M Starting =Sheet1!\$B\$5:\$G\$5 Number starting 8 6 5 TotEmployed =Sheet1!\$B\$11 8 8 6 6 5 5 >= >= >= >= >= >= Number required 8 7 6 6 5 4 Total employed 19 Sensitivity of total employed to number required from midnight to 4AM \$B\$11 8 19 9 20 10 21 11 22 12 23 13 24 14 25 15 26 16 27 Number available each 4-hour period Throughtout this range, each extra officer required from midnight to 4AM required one more officer total. A B C D E F G H I J K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23...
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