2 edition of **Linear programming applications to agriculture** found in the catalog.

Linear programming applications to agriculture

Raymond R. Beneke

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Published
**1973**
by Iowa State U. P
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Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | [by] R. R. Beneke, R. Winterboer. |

Contributions | Winterboer, Ronald. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 244p. |

Number of Pages | 244 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL13650538M |

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Linear programming finds the least expensive way to meet given needs with available resources. Its results are used in every area of engineering and commerce: agriculture, oil refining, banking, and air transport. Authors Kolman and Beck present the basic notions of linear programming and illustrate how they are used to solve important common problems. LPP is the problem of maximizing r minimizing a linear function subjected to finite number of constraints-The objective function in case of manufacturing company can be profit, cost, or quantities produced, which is either to be maximised or minimised.-These constraints must be capable of being expressed in ex: Product may be produced by different machines and the problem may.

Define and discuss the linear programming technique, including assumptions of linear programming and accounting data used therein. What is meant by the unit cost in linear programming problems? Hale Company manufactures products A and B, each of which requires two processes, grinding and polishing. The contribution margin is $3 for A and $4 for B. Linear programming deals with optimization problems that can be modelled with a linear objective function subject to a set of linear constraints. The objective of these problems is either to minimize resources for a fixed level of performance, or to maximize performance at a fixed level of by: 4.

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