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    Max's Chicken House has three branches: A, B, and C at different locations. These three branches deliver fried chickens to three distributors: X, Y and Z. The following tables gives the delivery costs, the number available at each branch, and the number needed by each distributor.

    From To X To Y To Z Supply Demand
    A $2 $4 $8 A 200 X 400
    B 4 2 2 B 250 Y 300
    C 2 4 8 C 300 Z 150

    Find the optimal solution to cut down the total delivery cost.

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    The optimal solution to cut down the total delivery cost is determined. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided in the attached Excel file.

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