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A snack food manufacturer buys corn for tortilla chips from two cooperatives, one in Iowa and one in Illinois. The price per unit of the Iowa corn is...

A snack food manufacturer buys corn for tortilla chips from two cooperatives, one in Iowa and one in Illinois. The price per unit of the Iowa corn is $6.00 and the price per unit of the Illinois corn is $5.50.
a. Define variables that would tell how many units to purchase from each source.
b. Develop an objective function that would minimize the total cost.

This question was asked on Apr 12, 2010.

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