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x5 is the slack variable for the second inequality 18 / 19 Homework 1 Hints!
Question 1: Similar to the baking problem Question 2: Covered in lecture on Tuesday Question 3a: Similar to the baking problem Question 3b: Tune in next week for a tutorial on using LP
solver tools by Ryan! Question 4a: Similar to the baking problem Question 4b: Only one of these can be written as an LP.
Remember that the trick to making an LP is often to add
variables  where would it make sense to add variable(s)? Question 5: To solve by observation, step back from the
equations you wrote and think about what you’re trying to do.
What’s the cheapest way to make sure you have at least
enough inventory every month? (Assume that the company’s
demand forecasts are correct.)
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2013 for the course MS&E 211 taught by Professor Yinyuye during the Fall '07 term at Stanford.
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