Introduction to practical linear programmingA comprehensive, nonmathematical guide to the practical application of linear programming models—for students and professionals in any field From finding the leastcost method for manufacturing a given product to determining the most profitable use for a given resource, there are countless practical applications for linear programming models. This selfcontained book and disk set provides everything you need to know to apply linear programming to realworld situations—how to prepare input, how to interpret output, what to do if the model will not solve, and how to make your results useful and usable—while entrusting the hardcore arithmetic to the userfriendly computer package on disk. Written in clear prose that stays away from the complex mathematics underlying the technique, Introduction to Practical Linear Programming contains:

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Contents
GRAPHICAL SOLUTION OF LINEAR PROGRAMMING  9 
INTRODUCTION TO MATRIX CONSTRUCTION  27 
INTERPRETING MAIN OUTPUT  48 
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