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

  1. Sep 24, 2011 #1
    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
    Last edited by a moderator: May 5, 2017
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