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    (3500 to 4500) | 4000 | Metal stamp(5000 to 6500) | 6000 | Model 101(4000 to IE+30) | 5000 | Model 102(3000 to IE+30) | 4500 | | {If the current capacity moves outside the range, then the constraint's binding status will change} 5) No, Merton cannot continue to produce with the old optimal mix. They would now have to produce 1000 units of X1 and 1500 units of X2. This will be because of model 101 assembly now functioning only at 40% of its original capacity thus leading to loss of capacity

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    number of constraints for the model. Buttons determine whether the problem is a maximization or a minimization, and the integer character of the variables of the problem. The variables may be specified as no integer, all integer, or mixed. In the latter case the field to the right of the buttons determines the number of leading integer variables. For a mixed problem, the leading integer variables have the smallest indices. Additional integer variables may be specified by placing the letter I before their

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    Operations Research Assignment 1: Merton Truck Company Submitted to Professor Sumit Kumar By Sneh Chandel PGPX 2015-16 Roll No – 1503010 On 27/01/2015 Problem 1 1. (a) The best product mix can be found out by plotting out the corner points of graph obtained to maximize function p = 3000x + 5000y – 8600000 The above function was derived by subtracting cost price of ‘Truck model 101’ & ‘Truck Model 102’ from sales price of ‘Truck model 101’ & ‘Truck Model 102’. Sales price is

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