MIE376 Lec 2 - Simplex.page13

MIE376 Lec 2 - Simplex.page13 - Equations easier to...

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MIE376 - Mathematical Programmingt 13 What if we have thousands of variables? ± Problems usually have thousands of variables and constraints. ± Need to navigate through a virtual multi-dimensional diagram ± Use graphical insights to algebraically find the optimal solution
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Unformatted text preview: Equations easier to manipulate than constraints Introduce extra variables to create equations Use slack variables for constraints, and surplus variables for Express the LP problem in standard form...
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