Solving Systems of Inequalities

Vocabulary

constraint

inequality that represents a restriction of the objective function in a linear programming problem

feasible region

intersection of the constraints in a linear programming problem

linear programming

process for finding the maximum or minimum value of a linear function when there are restrictions involved

objective function

function that is maximized or minimized in a linear programming problem

solution of a system of inequalities

set of values of the variables in the system that make every inequality in the system true

system of inequalities

set of inequalities that are used at the same time