M.L. Manns will be attending a conference March 30 April 7.

April 3: exam II

April 5: time to work on this team assignment





Assignment #6


Linear Programming Model

Sensitivity Analysis & Parametric Programming Analysis


20 points

Due: April 10



You will work in teams of two to complete this assignment. Find the optimal menu and report the variety of options. Be prepared to discuss this in class on April 10th.



U-B-Fit, a health and fitness center, operates a morning fitness program for senior citizens. The program includes aerobic exercise followed by a healthy breakfast. The dietician at U-B-Fit wants to develop a breakfast that will be high in calories, but low in fat and cholesterol. She has selected the potential food items shown in the table below, and must now determine which ones to include in the menu. The individual nutrient contributions and costs are also shown.


The dietician wants the breakfast to include at least 420 calories, 5 milligrams of iron, 400 milligrams of calcium, 20 grams of protein, and 12 grams of fiber. Furthermore, she wants to limit fat to more than 20 grams and cholesterol to 30 milligrams.

















Adapted from: (Taylor1999)