Essay about Mgmt 325

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Introduction to Management Science, 10e (Taylor)
Chapter 4 Linear Programming: Modeling Examples
1) When formulating a linear programming problem constraint, strict inequality signs (i.e., less than < or, greater than >) are not allowed.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Page Ref: Ch 2 review
Main Heading: Formulation and Computer Solution Key words: formulation
2) When formulating a linear programming model on a spreadsheet, the measure of performance is located in the target cell.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Page Ref: Ch 2 review
Main Heading: Formulation and Computer Solution Key words: spreadsheet solution
3) The standard form for the computer solution of a linear programming problem requires all variables to be to the right and all
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Answer: TRUE
Diff: 1 Page Ref: Ch 2 review
Main Heading: Formulation and Computer Solution Key words: formulation
9) A systematic approach to model formulation is to first construct the objective function before determining the decision variables.
Answer: FALSE
Diff: 1 Page Ref: Ch 2 review
Main Heading: Formulation and Computer Solution Key words: formulation
10) In a linear programming model, a resource constraint is a problem constraint with a greater- than-or-equal-to (≥) sign.
Answer: FALSE
Diff: 1 Page Ref: Ch 2 review
Main Heading: Formulation and Computer Solution Key words: formulation
11) Determining the production quantities of different products manufactured by a company based on resource constraints is a product mix linear programming problem.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Page Ref: 111-116
Main Heading: A Product Mix Example
Key words: formulation, product mix problem
12) Product mix problems cannot have "greater than or equal to" (≥) constraints. Answer: FALSE
Diff: 2 Page Ref: 111-116
Main Heading: A Product Mix Example Key words: product mix
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13) When using a linear programming model to solve the "diet" problem, the objective is generally to maximize profit.
Answer: FALSE
Diff: 2 Page Ref: 116-119
Main Heading: A Diet Example Key words: objective function
14) When using a

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