Sub: Statistics Topic: Operation Research
Write a report for the following and define nodes and arcs & identify it.
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As a senior manager for Company A, a shipping company, you are responsible for transporting
cargo in the most efficient way possible. Various optimizing tools are available for decision
making, and you have been presented with data from a linear programming (LP) model that
depicts the most efficient distribution routes possible. Company A is hoping to expand its
operations and a small group of investors is visiting next week. You are tasked with the duty of
explaining how Company A uses this information from a linear programming model to optimize
Write a report (suggested length of 2–3 pages) for the visiting investors that assume they have
no prior understanding of transportation linear programming in which you do the following:
Define nodes and arcs.
Identify the possible number of arcs that result if Company A has four nodes of origin and six
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