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    Consider the application of transportation and assignment models in real life and discuss:

    • Any two similarities and differences between both the models
    • Any two events where each of the two models can be used

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    Consider the application of transportation and assignment models in real life and discuss:
    • Any two similarities and differences between both the models

    Similarities:
    1) Transportation and assignment models are both examples of network problems where a product is shipped from a number of sources to a number of destinations at the minimum possible cost.
    2) For both the transportation and assignment models, unit shipping costs from a source to a destination are constant.

    Differences:
    1) In the assignment model each source can provide at most one unit and each destination can accept at most one unit.
    In the transportation model each ...

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    Lists similarities and differences between transportation and assignment models and lists events where each of the two models can be used.

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