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Unformatted text preview: express the objective functions and constraints every feasible solution must satisfy mathematically?). You do not need to submit anything but bring your work with you to the lab. This will be useful for you. The Caterer’s Problem (±rom Winston, page 390) The Carter Caterer Company must have the following number of clean napkins available at the beginning of each of the next four days: day 1, 15; day 2, 12; day 3, 18; day 4, 6. After being used, a napkin can be cleaned by one of two methods: fast service or slow service. ±ast service costs 10 cents per napkin, and a napkin cleaned via fast service is available for use the day after it is last used. Slow service costs 6 cents per napkin, and these napkins can be reused two days after they are last used. New napkins can be purchased for a cost of 20 cents per napkin. The catering company currently has no napkins, whatsoever. We wish to meet the demand for the next four days as cheaply as possible. 1...
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