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    A linear programming problem from Operations Research.

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    A business student at Nowledge College must complete a total of 65 courses to graduate. The number of business courses must be greater than or equal to 23. The number of non-business classes must be greater than or equal to 20. the average business course requires a textbook costing $60 and 120 hours of study. Non-business courses require a textbook costing $24 and 200 hours of study. The student has 3000 to spend on textbooks.

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    Solution Summary

    the following outlines a process for solving a constrained optimization problem. Both a graphical and algebraic solution are provided. The problem contains slack variables, multiple constraints and an objective function.