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    Mathematics - A 3 x 3 transportation model

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    Cammile, a fruit dealer, sells fruits to customers in Mani, Pampan, and Paciz. The monthly demand is 4000 kilos in Mani, 2500 kilos in Pampan, and 1000 kilos in Paciz.

    The fruits are shipped from three farms located in Laguna, Zamboa, and Caga. The monthly supply available in Laguna is 5600 kilos; in Zamboa, 900 kilos; and in Caga, 3200 kilos.

    The shipping cost per kilo is shown in the table below:

    From To Mani To Pampan To Paciz

    Laguna $5 $11 $7
    Zamboa $50 $55 $52
    Caga $25 $21 $27

    Help the dealer decide what schedule of shipments will yield the lowest transportation cost.

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    Solution Summary

    Provides steps necessary to determine the lowest transportation cost.