Learning Goals in Review

Learning Goal

Guidelines for Review

MyLab Operations Management Resources

  1. Define the seven characteristics of all linear programming models.

See the section “Characteristics of Linear Programming Models,” pp. 421422.

  1. Formulate a linear programming model.

Review the section “Formulating a Linear Programming Model,” pp. 422424, and pay particular attention to Example D.1.

  1. Perform a graphic analysis and derive a solution for a two-variable linear programming model.

See the section “Graphic Analysis,” pp. 424430, where we show how to plot the constraints, identify the feasible region, plot the objective function, and find the solution. Do not overlook the sections on slack and surplus variables and sensitivity ...

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