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    Consider the following transportation problem:

    From 1 2 3 Supply
    A $6 $9 $100 130
    B 12 3 5 70
    C 4 8 11 100
    Demand 80 110 60

    Formulate this problem as a linear programming model and solve it by using the computer (Excel spreadsheet and Solver parameter)

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    First, the model is:

    Let a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h and i be values of cells 1-9 respectively.

    We want minimize Z=6a+9b+7c+12d+3e+5f+4g+8h+11i

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    The solution gives detailed steps on formulating a linear programming model and solving it by using Excel Solver.