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Q: An online retailer wants to optimize its marketing portfolio budget to maximize

An online retailer wants to optimize its marketing portfolio budget to maximize its return on investment (ROI). The retailer has decided to allocate a AED 1,000,000 budget across three different campa...

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Q: Par, Inc., produces a standard golf bag and a deluxe

Par, Inc., produces a standard golf bag and a deluxe golf bag on a weekly basis. Each golf bag requires time for cutting and dyeing and time for sewing and finishing, as shown in the following table:...

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Q: Each coffee table produced by Kevin Watson Designers nets the firm a

Each coffee table produced by Kevin Watson Designers nets the firm a profit of $9. Each bookcase yields a $12 profit. Watson’s firm is small and its resources limited. During any given production peri...

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Q: A craftsman named William Barnes builds two kinds of birdhouses, one

A craftsman named William Barnes builds two kinds of birdhouses, one for wrens and a second for bluebirds. Each wren birdhouse takes 4 hours of labor and 4 units of lumber. Each bluebird house require...

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Q: Formulate your own optimization (maximization) problem with three variables,

Formulate your own optimization (maximization) problem with three variables, one objective, and three constraints.

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Q: David Hall, chief of the maintenance department at Mechanical Dynamics,

David Hall, chief of the maintenance department at Mechanical Dynamics, has presented you with the following failure curve. What does it suggest?

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Q: Perform a “product-by-value” analysis on products

Perform a “product-by-value” analysis on products A, B, C, D, and E.

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Q: Daniel Glaser, chairman of the College of San Antonio’s business department

Daniel Glaser, chairman of the College of San Antonio’s business department, needs to assign professors to courses next semester. As a criterion for judging who should teach each course, Professor Gla...

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Q: Tigers Sports Club has to select four separate coed doubles teams to

Tigers Sports Club has to select four separate coed doubles teams to participate in an interclub table tennis tournament. The preselection results in the selection of a group of four men—Raul, Jack, G...

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Q: The Baton Rouge Police Department has five detective squads available for assignment

The Baton Rouge Police Department has five detective squads available for assignment to five open crime cases. The chief of detectives, Jose Noguera, wishes to assign the squads so that the total time...

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