Mat 540 Quiz 4 Essay

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Question 1 .2 out of 2 points The standard form for the computer solution of a linear programming problem requires all variables to be to the right and all numerical values to be to the left of the inequality or equality sign Answer
Selected Answer: False
Correct Answer: False . Question 2 .2 out of 2 points In a balanced transportation model, supply equals demand such that all constraints can be treated as equalities. Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True . Question 3 .2 out of 2 points In a transportation problem, a demand constraint (the amount of product demanded at a given destination) is a less-than-or equal-to
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produces 2 kinds of chips: Lime (L) and Vinegar (V). He has a limited amount of the 3 ingredients used to produce these chips available for his next production run: 4800 ounces of salt, 9600 ounces of flour, and 2000 ounces of herbs. A bag of Lime chips requires 2 ounces of salt, 6 ounces of flour, and 1 ounce of herbs to produce; while a bag of Vinegar chips requires 3 ounces of salt, 8 ounces of flour, and 2 ounces of herbs. Profits for a bag of Lime chips are $0.40, and for a bag of Vinegar chips $0.50.
What is the constraint for salt?
Answer
Selected Answer: 2L + 3V ≤ 4800
Correct Answer: 2L + 3V ≤ 4800 . Question 14 .2 out of 2 points The production manager for the Softy soft drink company is considering the production of 2 kinds of soft drinks: regular and diet. Two of her resources are production time (8 hours = 480 minutes per day) and syrup (1 of the ingredients) limited to 675 gallons per day. To produce a regular case requires 2 minutes and 5 gallons of syrup, while a diet case needs 4 minutes and 3 gallons of syrup. Profits for regular soft drink are $3.00 per case and profits for diet soft drink are $2.00 per case. What is the time constraint?
Answer
Selected Answer: 2R + 4D ≤ 480
Correct Answer: 2R + 4D ≤ 480 . Question 15 .2 out of 2 points Compared to blending and product mix problems, transportation problems are unique because
Answer
Selected Answer: The solution values are always

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