The OM Explorer and POM for Windows software is available to all students using the 12th edition of this textbook. Go to to download these computer packages. Check with your instructor on how best to use it. For linear programming problems with more than two variables, and for transportation problems, use POM for Windows to solve your model formulations. The emphasis in these cases is on modeling problems and interpreting computer output.

Formulating a Linear Programming Model

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