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# Quantitative methods

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...total supply must equal total demand in the transportation problem.

...the number of origins must equal the number of destinations in the transportation problem.

...each supply and demand value is 1 in the assignment problem.

...there are many deferences between the transportation and assignment problems.

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II. A transportation problem with 3 sources and 4 destinations will have 7 terms in the objective function. (true or false)

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III. If a real-world problem is correctly formulated, it is not possible to have alternative optimal solutions. (true or false)

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I. The difference between the transportation and assignment problems is that... ...total supply must equal total demand in the transportation problem.

...the number of origins must equal the number of destinations in the transportation problem.

...each supply and demand value is 1 in the assignment problem.

...there are many differences ...

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