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Transportation Model

1. In a balanced transportation model where supply equals demand,

a. all constraints are equalities
b. none of the constraints are equalities
c. all constraints are inequalities
d. none of the constraints are inequalities

2. In a transportation problem, items are allocated from sources to destinations

a. at a maximum cost
b. at a minimum cost
c. at a minimum profit
d. at a minimum revenue

3. The transportation method assumes that

a. the number of rows is equal to the number of columns
b. there must be at least 2 rows and at least 2 columns
c. a and b
d. the product of rows minus 1 and columns minus 1 should not be less than the number of completed cells

4. Which of the following assumptions is not an assumption of the transportation model?

a. shipping costs are constant
b. there is only one transportation route between source and destination
c. there is only one transportation mode between source and destination
d. actual supply and actual demand must be equal

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1. In a balanced transportation model where supply equals demand,

a. all constraints are equalities
b. none of the constraints are equalities
c. all constraints are inequalities
d. none of the constraints are inequalities

Answer: a. all constraints are equalities

All constraints are equalities in a balanced transportation model where supply equals demand.

2 In a transportation problem, items are allocated from sources to destinations

a. at a maximum cost
b. at a minimum cost
c. ...

Solution Summary

Answers 4 multiple choice questions on transportation.

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