Exercises due September 16
1. Consider the same allocation problem as in last weeks exercise: The benefits derived from
allocating X to the first organization are 15X-3X2. For the second organization they are 9Y Y2,
and for organization 3 they are 11Z Z2

PADM 5320 CEE 6930
Exercises due September 23.
1. As a member of the Town of Ithaca Planning Board, suppose you want to allocate public
funds (money) to three public sector organizations or activities. Each organization provides a
unique service that the

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Z
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Objective
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6.00
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Microsoft Excel 14.0 Answer Report
Worksheet: [allocation_problem_excel_tbw.xlsx]Sheet1
Report Created: 2/19/2015 5:38:37 PM
Result: Solver found a solution. All Constraints and optimality

Exercises due September 30.
1. Construct and solve optimization models for the following problems: You can use Solver in Excel, or
LINGO. For the two-variable problems show how to solve them graphically as well.
a. Production model:
Two products are to be

Exercises due Oct 7
1. A transportation problem.
You as an employee of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are in charge of
maintaining the readiness of emergency supplies at various distribution sites within a
region that may be subjected to natura

Exercises due October 21.
1. Basics
The variable X is a discrete random variable representing the outcome of some event.
The outcome can be any of three discrete values, namely 4, 5 and 6. These particular values of
the random variable X are represented b

Exercises: Equilibrium Difference Equations Oct 28
Introduction
When a system is in equilibrium there is no change in the values of its output over time or
those values become periodic and predictable, or if random, their probability distributions
for eac

Name: _
Notation:
1. What is j=1 to 5 ( j ) = ? 1+2+3+4+5 = 15.
2. What is i=1,3 j=1,4 ( i+j ) = ? = +4) +
3. What is i=2,3 0<j<i ( Xij ) = ? = X21 + X31 + X32
Puzzles:
1.
How can a rectangular piece of fudge be cut in half in one straight cut, given that