This Wednesday at 5:30 in LGRT 1634 Ray Bai will present on Linear Programming. As always, we will have free pizza and soda with the talk.

Abstract

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Linear programming is a widely used application of mathematics in the real-world. It is used in a number of industries, including health care, transportation, manufacturing. Formally, a linear programming model involves the minimization or maximization of an objective function with several variables subject to constraints represented by linear inequalities. In my talk, I will introduce and motivate the concept of linear programming, illustrate the geometric interpretation of an LP with two variables, and finally give a real-world example involving production scheduling.

Given the linear programming problem, use the method of corners to determine where the minimum occurs and give the minimum value.

Minimize

Subject to

x< 2

y< 10

x + y> 10

x> 0

y> 0

****on all the carrots it’s less than OR EQUAL TO

help thanks!