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Distribution & Network Models Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Brown's Business is using the Minimum Cell Cost method to solve an unbalanced transportation problem. Using the following matrix, what is the total cost for transportation?

Question 2 2. What can be done to the transportation matrix if there is an unacceptable route?

Question 3 3. This image represents which of the following?

Question 4 4. If the price of a product is $600, the production costs are $45 and transportation costs are $30 and the goal of an organization is to maximize profit, what is the profit?

Question 5 5. The dummy row is added to a transportation matrix when _____.

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Question 6 6. Given the following information, which route has the least cost for transportation?

Question 7 7. Given the following information where red is the cost and blue is the supply, calculate the total transportation costs.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true about the minimum cost method to solve transportation problems?

Question 9 9. Marietta is the transportation manager for CRC Manufacturing. When solving a transportation problem, what tool can she use to contain all constraints and costs?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is an example of a supply constraint?

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Question 11 11. What would the distribution industry call a transportation calculation whose aim is to find methods to increase profit?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a necessary input for solving a transportation problem?

Question 13 13. How can one balance origin supply and destination demand in an unbalanced transportation problem?

Question 14 14. How many steps are usually required to solve a transportation problem?

Question 15 15. What is the main goal of the transportation problem?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is true about the transportation simplex method to solve transportation problems?

Question 17 17. The transportation manager at AMD Manufacturing can use the transportation simplex method to solve transportation problems. Then they can use Excel's Solver to do which of the following?

Question 18 18. Marietta is the transportation manager at AMD Manufacturing. If she is interested in reducing her overall shipping costs which method should she use to assign supply to demand?

Question 19 19. Given three suppliers and three destinations, how many constraints need to be considered when solving a transportation problem?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT needed to solve a transportation problem?

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Question 21 21. When dealing with assignment problems in which we are assigning people to activities based on the cost, what is the Hungarian Algorithm used for?

Question 22 22. The original matrix in an assignment problem and the end matrix after performing the Hungarian Algorithm are shown. Based on this, what is the TOTAL minimum cost of the problem?

Question 23 23. Suppose you are using the Hungarian Algorithm for an assignment problem, and you performed the first two steps of the algorithm (subtracting row minima and subtracting column minima). If the matrix shown is the result, which of the following statements is true?

Question 24 24. Suppose you are using the Hungarian Algorithm to minimize cost. After creating a matrix with people as rows and activities as columns, you have 8 rows and 7 columns. What do you have to do before you can start the steps of the algorithm?

Question 25 25. Suppose you are using the Hungarian Algorithm on the matrix shown. Which of the following matrices would be the result after subtracting row minima AND subtracting column minima? In other words, what matrix would we have after performing the first two steps of the Hungarian Algorithm?

Distribution & Network Models Chapter Exam Instructions

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