Assignment1.LinearProgrammingCaseStudy
Your instructor will assign a linear programming project for this assignment according to
the following specifications.
It will be a problem with at least three (3) constraints and at least two (2) decision
variables
Deterministic techniques assume that no uncertainty exists in model
parameters.
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Question 2
5 out of 5 points
A joint probability is the probability that two or more events that are
mutually exclusive can occur
Course
Quantitative Methods
Test
Quiz 4
Started
6/7/15 11:11 AM
Submitted
6/7/15 12:56 PM
Status
Completed
Attempt
Score
40 out of 40 points
Time Elapsed 1 hour, 45 minutes out of 4
hours.
Instructions
Question 1
2 out of 2 points
When using a linear prog
MAT 540 DB:
Select one (1) of the following topics for your primary discussion posting:
Explain the assignment model and how it facilitates in solving transportation problems. Determine the
benefits to be gained from using this model.
Transportation probl
In your own words, explain how to obtain the expected value of perfect information for
any payoff table, which has probabilities associated with each state of nature. Then,
provide an example, drawing from any of the payoff tables in Problems 1-17 in the
Question 1
2 out of 2 points
Parameters are known, constant values that are usually coefficients of
variables in equations.
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Question 2
2 out of 2 points
In general, an increase in price increases the break even
"Reflection to date" Please respond to the following:
In a paragraph, reflect on what you've learned so far in this course. Identify the most
interesting, unexpected, or useful thing you've learned and explain why.
During the first four weeks of class I h
(a) Define the decision variables and write the linear programming model for the p
Variables
x1= Oats in oz.
x2= Rice in oz.
Minimize
Z= 0.06x1+0.03x2
Cost
10x1+6x2<=45
Vitamin A
2x1+3x2<=13
Vitamin B
x1,x2>=0
If x1=0, Then X2= 45/6
If x1=0, Then X2=13/3
Minimize Z = 4x1 + 5x2
Subject to
x1 + 2x2
<= 10
6x1 + 6x2
<= 36
x1
<= 4
x1,x2
<= 0
A simple method for plotting constraint lines is to set one of the constraint
variables equal to zero and solve for the other variable to establish a point on one
of the a
A company has 4 people available for assignment to 4 tasks. Any person can be assigned to
any task, and each task requires processing by one person. The time required by each
person to set up for the processing of each task is given in the table below.
TI
"Reflection to date" Please respond to the following:
In a paragraph, reflect on what you've learned in this course. Identify the most
interesting, unexpected, or useful thing youve learned, and explain how it can be applied to
your work or daily life in
1. transportation problem
From
A
B
C
DV
From
A
B
C
Constraint
Demand
Objective Minimize Cost
1
$6
11
4
To (cost)
2
$5
8
10
3
$5
9
7
1
0.00
0.00
70.00
70.00
=
70
To
2
100.00
0.00
0.00
100.00
=
100
3
50.00
0.00
30.00
80.00
=
80
$1,240.00
Constraint
150
0
10
Discuss sensitivity analysis
Select one (1) of the following topics for your primary discussion posting:
Explain what the shadow price means in a maximization problem. Explain
what this tells us from a management perspective.
Shadow price is defined as th
Cab Company Scheduling
let Di = # of drivers who start their 8 hour shift in period I (I = 1,2,3,4,5,6)
period 1
12:00:00 AM-4:00am
period 4
12 noon - 4:00pm
period 2
4:00am - 8:00am
period 5
4:00pm - 8:00pm
period 3
8:00am - 12 noon
period 6
8:00pm - mid
Assignment 1: Linear Programming Case Study
MAT 540
February 24, 2016
Problem Introduction
The owner of Dental Materials INC. produces 2 types of Amalgam fillings: Amalgam mix 1 (A)
and Amalgam mix 2 (M). He has a limited amount of the 3 ingredients used
a)
Silver
Copper
Tin
Profit
Fillings Produced
Mix 1
1.5
5
2
$0.48
0
Maximized Profits
$649.00
Subject To: Constraints:
1.
2.
3.
b)
Mix 2
4
6
2
$0.59
1100
Actual Max Possible
4,400
4,600
6,600
9,400
2,200
2,200
Objective Function
Silver used should not exc
Practice setting up linear programming models for business applications
Select an even-numbered LP problem from the text, excluding 14, 20, 22, 36
(which are part of your homework assignment). Formulate a linear
programming model for the problem you selec
Discuss Forecasting Methods
Explain how forecasting is used in the real world. Provide a specific
example from your own line of work, or a line of work that you find
particularly interesting.
A forecast is a prediction of what will happen in the future.
Question 1
5 out of 5 points
In a 0-1 integer programming problem involving a capital
budgeting application (where xj = 1, if project j is selected,
xj = 0, otherwise) the constraint x1 x2 0 implies that if
project 2 is selected, project 1 cannot be sele
From the scenario, distinguish between two to three (2-3) different types of advertising
media available for the new product launch. Provide two (2) suggestions for the marketing
intern that will help her to create an advertising budget.
Advertising is on
The Apex Company Marketing Strategy
Student:
Professor:
Course:
Marketing Management (MKT 500)
Quarter:
Spring 2015
Branding Strategy
Our company's logo represents two hands joined. The joining of two hands represents
togetherness, courage, choice, high v
Marketing Management
MKT-500
Strayer University
April 2015
Student:
Professor: Karen Mountain
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Apex Company is an organization that specializes in producing and delivering quality stationery
in Manassas City, Prince William County, VA. It
From the scenario, suggest two (2) marketing strategy options that Golds Reling Inc. could
implement. Next select the option that you believe will be most effective for the new
product launch. Justify your response.
Two marketing strategies that Golds Rel
From the scenario, evaluate the capacity of the most common distribution channels
available for the new product launch to provide consumers with easier access to the
product. Speculate on the extent to which Golds Reling, Inc. could use each channel to
me
From the scenario, prioritize the most significant components of a social media campaign
according to the level of influence each could have on the new product launch. Examine
both the social media tools that will provide the highest return on investment
"The Political Context of Public Administration" Please respond to the following. Note: Online students,
please respond to two (2) of the following four (4) bulleted items.
From the second e-Activity, select two (2) new policies that the Obama administrat
"Writing Budget Justifications" Please respond to the following:
From the second e-Activity, provide three (3) justifications for an increase to the four (4) highest
discretionary spending accounts.
According to the second e-activity, in the state of Geor
"Revenue Estimating" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity about the Annual Population Estimates 2000 to 2009, analyze and forecast a
comparison of the population growth rate from 2010 through 2016 of the State of Michigan and your
state. P
"Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation" Please respond to the following. Note: Online students,
please respond to two (2) of the following three (3) bulleted items.
Evaluate the importance of each major step in policy analysis as it relates to politica
"Life Cycle Costing" Please respond to the following:
From the first e-Activity, discuss at what point an administrator should decide when the product
should be terminated during the life cycle analysis. Justify your response with reasons and an
example.