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.

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