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Linear Programming for Optimal Profit

. Max Z = 5x1 + 3x2
Subject to: 6x1 + 2x2 <= 18
15x1 + 20x2 <= 60
x1 , x2 >= 0
Find the optimal profit. Z=?
put your answer in the form x.xxx

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Solution. Use simplex method, we obtain the following

Optimal Solution: z = 16.3333; x1 = 2.66667, x2 = 1

So, the optimal profit is Z=16.333.

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The solution solves for optimal profit.

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