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Brooks City three consolidated high schools, each with a capacity of 1200 students. The school board has partitioned the city into five busing districts- north,south,east, west, and central, each with different high school student populations. The three schools are located in the central , west, and south districts. Some students must be bused outside their districts and the school board wants to minimize the total bus distance traveled by these students. The average distance from each district to the three school and the total student population in each district are as follows. District Central West South Student School School School Population North 8 11 14 700 south 12 9 - 300 East 9 16 10 900 West 8 - 9 600 Central - 8 12 500 The school board wants to determine the number of students to bus from each district to each school to minimize the total busing miles traveled. A. Formulate a linear programing model for this problem. B. Solve the model by using the computer
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Math Homework
Expert:  Ryan replied 11 months ago.

Hi,

Thank you for using the site. I'll be happy to help you with this problem.

Do you have a Word document that you can post that will show the table more clearly? Alternatively, can you list the headings across the first row, separated by commas?

Thanks,

Ryan

Expert:  Ryan replied 11 months ago.

Hi again,

I was able to sort out the table. Here is the solution:

LP Problem

Please feel free to ask if you have any questions about this solution.

Thanks,

Ryan