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There are two questions: The production manager for the Whoppy soft drink company is considering the production of 2 kinds of soft drinks: regular and diet. The company operates one "8 hour" shift per day. Therefore, the production time is 480 minutes per day. During the production process, one of the main ingredients, syrup

Coefficients of Frictions Between Blocks

I need assistance with how to solve the following problems. I have the answers. I need help with the steps required to solve. 1. ( a ) 33.6 N. ( b ) aA = 4.76 m/s^ 2 , aB = 3.08 m/s ^2 , aC = 1.401 m/s ^2 2. ( a ) 0.1904, motion impending downward. ( b ) 0.349, motion impending upward. 1. The coefficients of friction

Consider the following minimization problem

Given the following linear programming problem: Min Z = 2x + 8y Subject to (1) 8x + 4y is greater than or equal to 64 (2) 2x + 4y is greater than or equal to 32 (3) y is greater than or equal to 2 What is the minimal solution?

Use QM for windows

3. Betty Malloy, owner of the Eagle Tavern in Pittsburgh, is preparing for Super Bowl Sunday, and she must determine how much beer to stock. Betty stocks three brands of beer - Yodel, Shotz, and Rainwater. The cost per gallon (to the tavern owner) of each brand is as follows: Brand Cost/gallon Yodel

Linear Programming: Drug Company Analysis

A drug company produces a drug from two ingredients. Each ingredient contains the same three antibiotics, in different proportions. One gram of ingredient 1 contributes 3 units, and 1 gram of ingredient 2 contributes 1 unit of antibiotic 1; the drug requires 6 units. At least 4 units of antibiotic 2 are required, and the ingredi

Linear Programming to Maximize Profits

Problem 1 The University of North Central Oregon is determining how many summer classes to offer. School rules mandate that at least 40 undergraduate and 25 graduate classes be offered each term. An instructor earns $2500 per undergraduate class and $3500 for each graduate class. Additionally, the number of undergraduate classe

Linear Programming

The Skimmer Boat Company manufactures the Water Skimmer bass fishing boat. The company purchased the engines it installs in its boats from Mar-gine Company, which specialized in marine engines. Skimmer has the following production schedule for April, May, June, and July: Month Production April 60 May

Linear Programming, Model Formulation and Graphical Solution

Angela and Bob Ray keep a large garden in which they grow cabbage, tomatoes, and onions to make two kinds of relish - chow-chow and tomato. The chow-chow is made primarily of cabbage, whereas the tomato relish has more tomatoes than does the chow-chow. Both relishes include onions, and negligible amounts of bell peppers and spic

Mathematical modeling

Work-force planning All-Basa, Inc., produces two models of bookcases, for which relevant data are summarized as follows: Bookcase 1 - Selling Price $15 - Labor Required 0.75 hour/unit - Bottleneck machine time required 1.5 hours/unit - Raw Material Required 2 bf/unit Bookcase 2 - Selling Price $8 - Labor Required

Solve problems using QM for windows

For the following problem, solve the linear programming model by using the computer. You must use QM for Windows to solve this problem. Please include the original problem plus results screen in the Word document you create. Follow the format of the examples that were posted in the Doc Sharing tab. Include the model formulatio

Non-linear programming problem

URE Industries gets a productivity of f(x, y) = 2*x^2*y + 3*x*y^2 + 2*y^3 from x units of labor and y units of capital. If labor costs $50 per unit and capital costs $100 per unit, how many units of labor and capital should URE use, given that its budget is 150,000$? a) Assume that x and y can be positive or negative (URE

TWO QUESTIONS ON LINEAR PROGRAMMING

The problems/questions below must be answered by using these steps: a. Formulate linear program b. Calculate constraint intercepts c. Graph Lines d. Use test values to find feasible region e. Identify corner points f. Substitute corner points into objective function g. Identify the solution ______________________

Graphing

I need help with the following problems. As much detail you can give me to help me understand how to work the problems would be great. 1. Henry is raising money for the homeless animals, and discovers each shelter requires 2 hours of volunteer service and 1 hr of contacting possible owners, which each homeless shelter need

Mechanics and velocity of bouncing ball

If possible, the program needs to work without any added input. A ball is dropped with a velocity v0 at an angle a with the vertical onto the top step of a flight of stairs consisting of 8 steps. The ball rebounds and bounces down the steps as shown. Each time the ball bounces, at points A, B, C, . . . , the horizontal compon

Linear Programming: Roylon Corporation

Rylon Corporation manufactures Brute and Chanelle perfumes. Raw material costs $3.00 per pound to process. Processing a pound of raw material takes one hour of laboratory time, and yields 3 ounces of regular Brute and 4 ounces Regular Chanelle perfume. Regular Brute can be sold for $7/ounces, and Regular Chanelle can be sold for

Linear Programming

Jillian Scott sells three items. A, B and C in a gift shop. Each unit of A costs her $5 to buy, $1 to sell and $2 to deliver. For each unit of B, the costs are $3, $2, and $1 respectively, and for each unit of C, the costs are $6. $2, and $5 respectively. The profit on A is $4; on B $3 and on C $3. How many of each should she or

High Tech Services - Linear Programming Model

Management of High Tech Services (HTS) would like to develop a model that will help allocate their technicians' time between service calls to regular contract customers and new customers. A maximum of 80 hours of technician time is available over the two week planning period. To satisfy cash flow requirements, at least $800 in

Beginning Linear Programming Question

Question 4: Applied Technology, Inc (ATI), produces bicycle frames using two fiberglass materials that improve the strength-to-weight ratio of the frames. The cost of the standard grade material is $7.50 per yard and the cost of the professional grade material is $9.00 per yard. The standard and professional grade materials c

Beginning Linear Programming Question

Question 3: Blair & Rosen, Inc (B&R), is a brokerage firm that specializes in portfolios designed to meet the specific risk tolerances of its clients. A client who contacted B&R this past week has a maximum of $50,000 to invest. B&R's investment advisor decides to recommend a portfolio consisting of two investment funds: an i

Linear programming: Modeling examples

The law firm of Smith, Smith, Smith, and Jones is recruiting at law schools for new layers for the coming year. The firm has developed the following estimate of the number of hours of casework it will need its new lawyers to handle each moth ofr the following year: Month casework(hr.) month casework (h

Linear Programming using Excel Solver or QM for Windows

4. Solve the following mixed integer linear programming model by using the computer Maximize Z = 5X1 +6X2 + 4X3 Subject to 5X1 +3X2 + 6X3 ≤ 20 X1 + 3X2 + ≤12 X1, X3 ≥0 X2 ≥0 and integer 6. Brooks City has three consolidated high schools, each with a capacity of 1,200 students. The schoo

Linear Program For an Investment Using Excel Solver

Please solve the following problem in Excel 97-2003 using solver. Please show detailed breakdown of the problem to answer the following questions. A credit union wants to make investments in the following: Type of Investment Annual Rate of Return (%) _______________________________________________ Vehicle Loans

Linear program transportation example

Please solve the following transportation problem using Excel 97-2000 using solver. Please post the Excel spreadsheet that answers the following questions. A logistic specialist for Wiethoff Inc. must distribute cases of parts from 3 factories to 3 assembly plants. The monthly supplies and demands, along with the per-case t

Linear Programming

Lawns Unlimited is a lawn care and maintenace company. One of its services is to seed new lawns as well as bare or damaged areas in established lawns. The company uses three basic grass seed mixes it calls Home 1, Home 2, and Commerical 3. It uses three kinds of grass seed tall fescue, mustang fescue, and bluegrass. The requirem

Solving Linear Programming using QM for windows or Solver in Excel

Formulate a linear programming model for the below set of problems. For those problems, solve the linear programming model by using the computer. You can use either QM for Windows or Solver (in Excel) to solve these problems. If using QM for Windows, you can capture the results and a graph in one of two ways: ? By doing a

Need the following problem solved using excel (See attachments).

Using Excel, Solve for the following: The manager of a Burger Doodle franchise wants to determine how many sausage biscuits and ham biscuits to prepare each morning for breakfast customers. Each type of biscuit requires the following resources... (See attachments).

Linear Programming

A. Two variable - maximization problems 1. Maximize z = 16x + 8y subject to: 2x + y ≤ 30 x + 2y ≤ 24 x ≥ 0 y ≥ 0 a.Graph the feasibility region. b.Identify all applicable corner points of the feasibility region. c.Find the point(s) (x,y) that maximizes the objective function z = 16x + 8

Batteries vs. Power Plants

(This question has little to do with optimization; it's just about the electric power industry). Visit http://www.midwestiso.org/page/LMP+Contour+Map+%26+Data and look up the 5-minute real-time "LMP" (Locational Marginal Price) at the location DECO.MONROE3 I think that's the large coal-fired power plant in Monroe, MI. The LMP i