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# Discussion Question: If you were making a recommendation to your team about a shortest path model on a well-established process, how would you frame the problem for including in a min-max model? Cite...

Discussion Question: If you were making a recommendation to your team about a shortest path model on a well-established process, how would you frame the problem for including in a min-max model? Cite an example in your work and post.
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Answered Same Day Mar 14, 2020

## Solution

Viswanathan answered on Mar 15 2020
Discussion
The transportation problem is an extension of linear programming problem which deals with the situation in the units are transported from destination 1 to destination 2. The concept mainly focus on the determining the optimal distant in which the total transportation cost is minimum.     Let us consider the situation to find the shortest path to transport a good from production house to retail house. Let Xij, represents the path of from ith production plant to jth retail units (i = 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, j = 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6). Here, we have four production plants and six retail units. Our aim is to...
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