MATH 141 - ASSIGNMENT (3.1-3.3)
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1. (25pts) Set up and solve the following linear programming problem.
AntiFam, a hunger-relief organization, has earmarked between $2 million and $2.5 million
(inclusive) for aid to two African countries, Country A and Country B. Country A is to receive between $1 million and $1.5 million (inclusive), and Country B is to receive at least $0.75
million. It has been estimated that each dollar spent in Country A will yield an effective return of $0.60, whereas a dollar spent in Country B will yield an effective return of $0.80. How should the aid be allocated if the money is to be utilized most effectively according to these criteria?
2 ASSIGNMENT (3.1-3.3)
2. (15pts) Solve the following linear programming problem.
Minimize subject to
C = 3 x + 3 y
2 x + y
3 x + y