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Homework Help: Math-linear programming

Posted by Lena on Monday, December 28, 2009 at 9:28pm.

The Furniture Co has two plants. The Eastside one makes Table and Chairs for school classrooms and the Westside one makes Desks and Computer Workstations. (See tables attached in excel).
The Furniture Co is considering combining operations of both plants into a single one. This consolidation will combine the weekly available resources so that 12,000 sq.ft. of pressed wood, 800 boxes of aluminum fittings and 600 production hours will be available weekly . However the accounting department estimates the cost of renovating the plant will be $5000/weekly , on an amortization bases.
1. Find the optimal solution for each plant separately.
2. Analyze the recommendations to Furniture Co for combining operations at both plants into a single plant.

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