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TRANSPORTATION SIMPLEX

# TRANSPORTATION SIMPLEX - Dear All Please find the attached...

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Dear All, Please find the attached three practice problems(increasing difficulty) for your practice.Use Northwest corner method to generate the initial feasible solution.(You will see that allocation using Northwest method results in less than M+N-1 allocations in Problem 3). I also came across a link just now which explains the transportation simplex method in a very easy way(with additional practice problems) .Please go through the link once , before solving the problems.The link uses different notation but the concept is the same. Link : http://www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk/shared/Resources/NonSecure/00000000/Chap ter1.pdf I will summarise the transportation simplex as : ____________________________________________________________________________ ____ Step 1: Check whether the transportation problem is balanced or not. If not balance it by adding a dummy source or destination. Get initial feasible solution using some method(northwest or least cost method or some other method

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