1. A hospital dietitian prepares breakfast menus every morning f

1. A hospital dietitian prepares breakfast menus every morning f

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1. A hospital dietitian prepares breakfast menus every morning for the hospital patients. Part of the dietitians responsibility is to make sure that minimum daily requirements for vitamins A and B are met. At the same time, the cost of the menus must be kept as low as possible. The main breakfast staples providing vitamins A and B are eggs, bacon, and cereal. The vitamin requirements and vitamin contributions for each staple follow:

Vitamin Contributions

 Vitamin Mg/egg Mg/bacon strip Mg/Cereal Cup Minimum daily requirements A 2 4 1 16 B 3 2 1 12

An egg costs $0.04, a bacon strip costs$0.03, and a cup of cereal costs $0.02. The dietitian wants to know how much of each staple to serve per order to meet the minimum daily vitamin requirements while minimizing total cost. a. Formulate a linear programming model for this problem. b. Solve the model by using the computer. 1. A bhdrkn 1 Answer Answered by 4 years ago 407.5k points Oh Snap! This Answer is Locked Thumbnail of first page Excerpt from file: Math Tutorial 1. A hospital dietitian prepares breakfast menus every morning for the hospital patients. Part of the dietitians responsibility is to make sure that minimum daily requirements for vitamins A and B are met. At the same time, the cost of the menus must be kept as low as possible. The Filename: M1068.pdf Filesize: 368.1K Downloads: 13 Print Length: 2 Pages/Slides Words: 332 Your Answer Surround your text in *italics* or **bold**, to write a math equation use, for example, $x^2+2x+1=0\$ or $$\beta^2-1=0$$

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