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1. Define the decision variables and determine the objective function for the following problem.

Consider the following transportation problem:

To (cost)

From 1 2 3 Supply

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A $ 6 $9 $M 130

B 12 3 5 70

C 4 8 11 100

Demand 80 110 60

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Where M indicates a very large number. The objective is to minimize total cost.

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1. Define the decision variables and determine the objective function for the following problem.

Consider the following transportation problem:

To (cost)

From 1 2 3 Supply

_____________________________________________

A $ 6 $9 $M 130

B 12 3 ...

#### Solution Summary

This solution clearly defines the decision variables.

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