Copy the questions to a Microsoft Word document and use an equation editor to enter the answers. Please answer the following questions about matrices.
Matrix methods can be used to solve linear programming problems. A linear programming problem is used to find an optimal solution, subject to stated restraints.
One typical application is to maximize profits. For example, a beauty parlor provides both highlighting and permanent wave services. It costs $5 in materials and requires 30 minutes to provide highlighting. However, it costs $12 in materials but requires 80 minutes to provide a perm. The store has at most $120 in materials and 800 minutes in labor per day to expend.
How many highlighting services and how many perms can the beauty parlor perform daily?
A LP problem is solved using matrices. The solution is detailed and well presented. The response was given a rating of "5/5" by the student who originally posted the question.