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# Solving LP Minimization problem by Graphical Method

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Mrs. Reyes needs a diet that will supply her with at least 1250 calories and at least 700 units of Vitamin C per day. Two types of food meet this requirement. Each unit of food 1 contains 20 calories and 10 units of Vitamin C, and cost 9\$; each unit of food 2 contains 15 calories and 10 units of Vitamin C and cost 7\$. Determine the best possible combination of the two types of food that will minimize the dietary requirements.

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Graphical Method, Minimization

Mrs. Reyes needs a diet that will supply her with at least 1250 calories and at least 700 units of Vitamin C per day. Two types of food meet this requirement. Each unit of food 1 contains 20 calories and 10 units of Vitamin C, and cost 9\$; each unit of food 2 contains 15 calories ...

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The following problem helps solve the best possible combination of various items. A step by step solution is provided.

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