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Homework Help: Simplex method

  1. Mar 27, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/1838/simplex.jpg [Broken]

    2. Relevant equations
    Simplex Algorithm

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I have substituted x_2 with y_2=x_2-4/3. However, I run into trouble when I attempt to determine the feasible solution.

    First iteration:
    http://img410.imageshack.us/img410/6571/iteration.jpg [Broken]

    s_1 and s_2 are my slack variables. I am not sure how to determine the feasible starting solution. Furthermore, no matter which variable I choose as the non basic variables, their coefficient are always non negative. (But the equation hasn't reached optimality yet)

    Thanks in advanced.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 4, 2017
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