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## #1 2013-09-17 03:37:05

Agnishom
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### Constraints?

bobbym wrote:

Maximize P = 10 x + 25 y

For the constraints:

3 ≤ x ≤ 12

4 ≤ y ≤ 15

x + y ≤ 20

How do u do ths?

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## #2 2013-09-17 03:41:23

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### Re: Constraints?

Hi;

The first method taught is a graphical one. You must have a grapher handy. If not you will follow along from the diagrams I post.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #3 2013-09-17 03:55:03

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### Re: Constraints?

I think I have got Geogebra. What next?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
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## #4 2013-09-17 03:57:12

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### Re: Constraints?

The first constraint is really 2 constraints. We will enter them as equations.

Type x = 3 in the input bar.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #5 2013-09-17 04:15:58

Agnishom
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### Re: Constraints?

That will create a vertical bar. I think the next step is to type x = 12, so as to confine the solution within these two.

My Geogebra does not seem to fire up. Neither are my other java apps running. What should I do?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #6 2013-09-17 04:19:13

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### Re: Constraints?

Did you install the latest JRE?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #7 2013-09-17 04:21:57

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### Re: Constraints?

I think I did. What is the way to check for sure?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #8 2013-09-17 04:22:39

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

What are you running?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #9 2013-09-17 04:26:25

Agnishom
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### Re: Constraints?

like?

I think you are going to plot this four x=3; x=12; y=4; y=15. What about the last equation?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #10 2013-09-17 04:27:50

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

Windows?

Yes you will plot those 4 and 1 more

x + y = 20

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #11 2013-09-17 04:33:25

Agnishom
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### Re: Constraints?

If you do not mind, please link me to an online grapher or post a screenshot.

I'll fix the Java later, I want to sleep

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #12 2013-09-17 04:37:21

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

This the area that the 5 equations encloses. The 5 feasible points ( possible answers ) are A,B,C,D,E

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #13 2013-09-17 04:45:36

Agnishom
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### Re: Constraints?

But we were asked to max out 10 x + 25 y!

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #14 2013-09-17 04:46:57

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

And you will. The feasible points are determined by the constraints and they determine the maximum of 10 x + 25 y

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #15 2013-09-17 04:50:10

Agnishom
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### Re: Constraints?

I do not see how.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #16 2013-09-17 04:51:04

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

Take the (x,y) coordinates of each of the 5 points and plug them into the objective function (10 x + 25 y) and tell me what you get.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #17 2013-09-17 04:57:00

Agnishom
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### Re: Constraints?

I am too sleepy right now to solve those equations and find the cooridinates.

Have a nice day

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #18 2013-09-17 05:01:48

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

Okay, it will be here when you get back. If you get your geogebra fixed I will show you how to do this faster.

See you later.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #19 2013-09-17 06:21:32

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### Re: Constraints?

Hi Agnishom

What you can do now is plot the line 10x+25y=a where a is a slider variable. You can move the slider around and your goal would be moving it right as much as possible, but so that the line has an intersection with bobbym's figure above.

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## #20 2013-09-17 12:57:27

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### Re: Constraints?

I got my Geogebra fixed.

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

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## #21 2013-09-17 23:01:35

bobbym
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### Re: Constraints?

Very good now you just have to plug in A,B,C,D and E into the objective function (10 x + 25 y) and tell me what you get.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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## #22 2014-03-18 02:10:09

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### Re: Constraints?

Hi,

We can approximate by simulation (J again):

``````   a=:3+9*?10000000#0
b=:4+11*?10000000#0
>./((10*a)+(25*b))*(20>a+b)``````

=424.953939391672
which is close to the exact answer of 425.

Brief explanation:
1) Get random uniform values in the range for x and y.
2) Get the maximum of 10x+25y among the values where x+y<=20

From the LPP:

``(3 5 12 12 3)([: >./ (10 * [) + 25 * ]) 15 15 8 4 4``

= 425

We can easily obtain the tacit definition using

``sim=: 13 : '>./((10*x)+(25*y))'``

Typing in sim gives the tacit definition. We can then use that output to build more complicated definitions.

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