NZ Level 8 (NZC) Level 3 (NCEA) [In development]
Linear Programming - Objective Function
Lesson

Certain real-world problems arise where, subject to constraints on time and materials, the cost of production (or alternatively the profit produced from production) of manufactured goods and/or services needs to be optimised.

Such problems are referred to as linear programming problems when the constraints can be conceived as linearly varying quantities.

1. A typical problem

The best way to examine the linear programming technique is to consider a hypothetical example.

### Outcomes

#### M8-4

Use curve fitting, log modelling, and linear programming techniques

#### 91574

Apply linear programming methods in solving problems