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worked hours. These are entered within the model in order to ensure that a scheduling system does not schedule a nurse more hours than they can work. Constraints impose restrictions within the model in order to ensure the correct decisions are produces from the model. Constraints can also be logical and economic restrictions all depending on the type of business ( Winston & Albright, 2016). Feasible solution is a set of values for a decision variable that satisfies all of the constraints in a problem. Feasible region is the set of all feasible solutions that satisfy the constraints of a problem. The LP model can produce more than one feasible solution from the variables inputted or other variables, these solutions are called feasible region ( Winston & Albright, 2016).

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BIAM400 WEEK 2 3 Optimal solution is a feasible solution where the objective reaches its maximum or minimum value. An example of this would be the most profit or the least cost. Sensitivity analysis determines how different values of a variable affect a particular dependent variable in a given set. Sensitivity analysis can also be referred to “what-if” analysis
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