(Solved) : Yates Company Supplies Road Salt To County Highway Departments The . . .

Yates Company supplies road salt to county highway departments. The company has three trucks, and the dispatcher is trying to schedule tomorrow’s deliveries to Polk, Dallas, and Jasper counties. Two trucks have 15-ton capacities, and the third truck has a 30-ton capacity. Based on these truck capacities, two counties will receive 15 tons and the third will receive 30 tons of road salt. The dispatcher wants to determine how much to ship to each county. Let
x1= amount shipped to Polk County
x2 = amount shipped to Dallas County
x3 = amount shipped to Jasper County
And

Yates Company supplies road salt to county highway departments.

a. Use these variable definitions and write constraints that appropriately restrict the amount shipped to each county.
b. The cost of assigning the 30-ton truck to the three counties is $100 to Polk, $85 to Dallas, and $50 to Jasper. Formulate and solve a mixed-integer linear program to determine how much to ship to eachcounty.

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