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Machine Jobs Order: Assignment method

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Question: In a job shop operation, four jobs may be performed on any of four machines. The hours required for each job on ach machine are presented in the following table. The plant supervisor would like to assign jobs so that total time is minimized. Use the assignment method to find the best solution.


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