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    Transportation problem: Cost minimization

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    Three quarries produce lime which is then shipped to five warehouses

    Quarry Tons Lime
    1 200
    2 100
    3 150

    Transport Costs (per ton)
    Quarry 1 2 3 4 5
    1 $5 $1 $6 $3 $1
    2 $2 $3 $4 $5 $4
    3 $4 $2 $3 $2 $3
    Demand 80 90 100 70 60
    (tons)

    Minimize the transportation costs

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