# Cost Minimization problem using Excel

Given the following linear programming problem:

Min Z = 2x + 8y

Subject to (1) 8x + 4y 64

(2) 2x + 4y 32

(3) y 2

At the optimal solution the minimum cost is:

a. $30

b. $40

c. $50

d. $52

d. $53.33

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