Problem: You work for a food company that makes two types of trail mix: Peak and TrailSnack. Each consists of some mix of peanuts, cashews, and raisins. You can obtain up to 100 kg/day of peanuts, 70 kg/day of cashews, and 60 kg/day of raisins. The Peak mix must contain at least 40% peanuts, at least 20% cashews and at least 20
A manufacturing firm located in Chicago ships its product by railroad to Detroit. Several different routes are available, as shown in the attached diagram, referred to as a network. Each circle in the network represents a railroad junction. Each arrow is a railroad branch between two junctions. The number above each arrow
Instructions: Each of the following problems is to be solved using Solver in Excel. In order to receive proper and maximum credit, your spreadsheet(s) should show the formulation of your LP or ILP model, your assumptions, and the implementation of your model. Label appropriately. 2. A company needs to hire workers to cover a
Julia is a senior at Tech, and she is investigating different ways to finance her final year at school. She is considering leasing a food booth outside the Tech stadium at home football games. Tech sells out every home game, and Julia knows, from attending the games herself, that everyone eats a lot of food. She has to pay $1
Below is a linear programming formulation for a problem with two variables, a and b, and with three constraints, referred to as constraints #1, #2,and #3. Each of the three constraints is a ">=" (greater than or equal to) inequality; the objective is to minimize Z, where the objective function Z is shown in the formulation. M
A farmer has a 40-acre farm in Georgia. The farmer is using linear programming to determine how many acres of corn, peanuts, and cotton to plant. Each crop requires labor, fertilizer, and insecticide, and the farmer has formulated the linear programming model below, and solved it in excel solver, with the results and sensitivity
I have this solution in excel, however, I would like to see it in QM. I have purchased a similar solution, however I was looking for the formulation and solution in QM. Linear programming #84515 Using Excel, please solve for the following: The Southfork Feed Company makes a feed mix from four ingredients-oats, corn, soy
A University of China professor will be spending a short sabbatical leave at the University of Iceland. She wishes to bring all needed items with her on the airplane. After collecting the professional items that she must have, she finds that airline regulations on space and weight for checked luggage will severely limit the clot
The Omega pharmaceutical firm has five salespersons, which the firm wants to assign to five sales regions. Given their various previous contacts, the salespersons are able to cover the regions in different amounts of time. The amount of time (days) required by each salesperson to cover each city is shown in the following table
Consider the following transportation problem ... Formulate this problem as a linear programming model and solve it by using Solver in Excel. (Please see the attached file).
Please find the problem statement in the attachment.
Please answer questions, listed below and also shown in original format in the attachment; show work and explain in Microsoft Word and Excel how you came to each solution. 1. As part of its planning process, the Sam Manufacturing Company must determine the mix of its products to be manufactured next year. The company produce
Part a ACE's four plants ship goods to 3 warehouses which in turn ship to 5 retailers The shipping costs per unit are: 4 5 Product Capacity Plant Salt Lake Dallas Cost/unit unit/week 1 LA 30 40 208 200 2 Kcity 25 45 214 300 3 Savannah 45 30 215 300 6 7 8 Wa
Southern Air is considering purchase of new aircraft and has set aside $1.5B dollars for this. They have enough pilots to crew 30 new planes and enough maintence personnel to crew 40 new short range planes. Maint for long range planes is 1.67 times that for short range planes Maint for med range planes is 1.33 times th
Solve the following integer (linear) programming model problem graphically by manual hand-drawn construction of the graph. Minimize 6X + 11Y Subject to 9X + 3Y > 27 7X + 6Y > 42
A publishing house publishes three weekly magazines-daily life, agriculture today, and surf's up. Publication of one issue of each of the magazines requires the following amounts of production time and paper: Production (hr.) Paper (lbs.) Daily Life
Southern Air is considering purchase of new aircraft and has set aside $1.5B dollars for this. They have enough pilots to crew 30 new planes and enough maintence personnel to crew 40 new short range planes. New Planes Cost Profit Maint for long range planes is 1.67 times long range 67M 4.2M that
Given the following all-integer linear program: MAX 3x1 + 2x2 such that 3x1 + x2 <= 9 x1 + 3x2 <= 7 -x1 + x2 <= 1 x1, x2 >= 0 and integer a. Solve the problem as a linear program ignoring the integer constraints. Show that the optimal solution to the linear program gives fractional valu
Tots Toys makes a plastic tricycle that is composed of three major components: a handlebar-front wheel-pedal assembly, a seat and frame unit, and rear wheels. The company has orders for 12,000 of these trikes. As indicated in the table below, the company obviously does not have the resources available to manufacture everythi
State all the assumptions and show all the work. Define your decision variables clearly. Briefly explain the constraints and objectives functions and define all unit of measure. Consider the following linear programming problem: Max x + 3y s.t. -x +
State all the assumptions and show all the work. Define your decision variables clearly. Briefly explain the constraints and objectives functions and define all unit of measure. You have been put in charge of the Davidson oil refinery. The refinery produces gas and heating oil from crude oil. Gas sells for $11 per barrel and
State all the assumptions and show all the work. Define your decision variables clearly. Briefly explain the constraints and objectives functions and define all unit of measure. During the next three months Airco must meet (on time) the following demands for air conditioners: month 1, 300; month 2, 400; month 3, 500. Air cond
State all the assumptions and show all the work. Define your decision variables clearly. Briefly explain the constraints and objectives functions and define all unit of measure. Consider the following LP model: Max Z = x1 + x2 s.t. x1 + 3x2 <=8 x1 + x2 <=4 x1 , x2 =>0 a) So
Please solve this problem using excel solver.
1. The binding constraints for this problem are the first and second. Min x1 + 2X2 s.t. x1 + x2> 300 2x1 + x2> 400 2x1 + 5x2> 750 x1, x2 > 0 a. Keeping cf2 fixed at 2, over what range can cf1 vary before there is a change in the optimal solution point? b. Keeping cf1 fixed at
To the extent permitted by local law, each Acme Home Improvements store, including AMC, is open from 7 am - 11 pm every day. Acme Mexico City planners have provided the following table, which identifies the minimum number of customer service employees estimated to be needed on the floor of the store each hour of the day:
1) Develop an LP model for the problem. 2) Solve the LP model using Solver in excel I have posted problem below: Questions Acme Mexico City purchases two products (Product 1 and Product 2) that it stocks from three different vendors (Vendor A, Vendor B and Vendor C). The suppliers have limited capacity
A market research firm's three clients each requested that the firm conduct a sample survey. Four available statisticians can be assigned to these three projects; however, all four statisticians are busy, and therefore, each can handle only one client. The following data who the number of hours required for each statistician t
A manufacturer of electronic equipment produces 2 types of TVs: Plasma (X) and LCD (Y). In the first X, wins $ 500 and the second and wins $ 400. Both TVs are subjected to two manufacturing processes: Assembly (Assembly) and Test (Testing). Plasma is consumed in the 6 and 3 hours respectively and the LCD using 4 and 10 hours res
Let's say you own a company that makes bolts that are used on the International Space Station! These bolts have very specific requirements but two of the most important requirements are strength and heat resistance. NASA says that you must have a bolt that has the strength of at least X and a heat resistance of at least Y.