(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

[PLAIN]http://img269.imageshack.us/img269/4019/unledfjl.png [Broken]

2. The solution

[PLAIN]http://img833.imageshack.us/img833/2478/unledwtw.png [Broken]

[PLAIN]http://img692.imageshack.us/img692/6351/unledfif.png [Broken]

3. The questions

1) Why did they add the contraints to eliminate the nonbasic variables/parameters (I don't know why they switch the terms because in Linear Algebra we refer parameters as "basic variables")

2) How did they choose [tex]\epsilon = \frac{1}{2}[/tex]

Thank you very much

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Could someone explain the solutions of this problem?

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?

Draft saved
Draft deleted

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**