MTH601 Quiz 3 Solution and Discussion

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The objective of a transportation problem is to develop an ----------- transportation schedule that meets all demand from given stock at a ------- total shipping cost. MTH601
(integral, maximum)

The North – West Corner Rule MTH601

Is based on the concept of minimizing opportunity cost.

The assignment problem is unbalanced if the cost matrix is not a ------------matrix. MTH601
square
rectangle
not square

If a balanced Transportation problem with ‘7’ sources and ‘6’sinks then its non-degenerate basic feasible solution will have---------- independent allocations. MTH601
10

For North West Corner method, in the first row and first column, resource and sink contain ‘5’ and ‘7’ units respectively; then after allocating the appropriate amount ‘x11’ in the cell (1,1), we will move towards which of the following cell? MTH601
(2,2)

For the project of a firm, if ‘5’ sales persons are assigned ‘5’ different sales territories, then in how many ways a single territory can be assigned to a single sale person? MTH601

120

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The objective of a transportation problem is to develop an ----------- transportation schedule that meets all demand from given stock at a ------- total shipping cost. MTH601
(integral, maximum)

The North – West Corner Rule MTH601

Is based on the concept of minimizing opportunity cost.

The assignment problem is unbalanced if the cost matrix is not a ------------matrix. MTH601
square
rectangle
not square

If a balanced Transportation problem with ‘7’ sources and ‘6’sinks then its non-degenerate basic feasible solution will have---------- independent allocations. MTH601

If a balanced Transportation problem with ‘m’ sources and ‘n’ sinks then degeneracy will arise only if there are less than ---------- independent allocations in the solution. MTH601
m+n–1

For an unbalanced Transportation problem, if the total demand is LESS than total supply then which of the following is true in order to balance the problem? MTH601

A dummy sink would have to include with demand equal to the surplus

In the Vogel’s approximation Method for solving a Transportation problem, Penalty measure for any row or column, is given by which of the following? MTH601
Difference between the largest unit cost to the next largest cost in the same row(column)

In the assignment problem, the cost matrix is ------------. MTH601
rectangular