1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: LP Formulation

  1. Aug 4, 2005 #1
    A businessman has the option of investing his money in two plans. Plan A guarantees that each dollar invested will earn 70 cents a year hence, and plan B guarantees that each dollar invested will earn $2.00 two years hence. In plan B, only investments for periods that are multiples of 2 years are allowed. How should he invest $100,000 to maximize the earnings at the end of 3 years? Formulate the problem as a linear programming model.
    Any suggestions?
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 4, 2005 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    Surely you've had a thought about how to begin this, even if you couldn't figure out how to carry it through...
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook