MINIMIZATION PROBLEMS

Problem 4.1

Carefree Corporation has four plants each of which can manufacture any one of the four products. Product costs differ from one plant to another as follow:

Product costs different

You are required:

  1. to obtain which product each plant should produce to minimise cost,
  2. to build a Linear Programming Model.

Solution

Part (a)

Step 1 → Row Deduction: Subtracting the minimum element of each row from all the elements of that row:

Row Deduction

Step 2 → Column Deduction: Subtracting the minimum element of each column of above matrix from all the elements ...

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