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Solution to Problem No.

4 in the problem sheet


Step 1

6 8 9 3 Supply
0 -7
- +
0 50 20 70
6 1 9 3
-8 -12 0
-
5 55 + 55
11 5 2 8
+ -9 -
4 30 35 25 90
10 12 4 7
Demand 85 35 50 45

Maximum value of is 25

Step 2

18 20 9 3 Supply
-12 -19 - Here you should be clear on how to get a closed loop.
0 + 25 45 70 1. The loop must start from and end at the entering cell
6 1 9 3 2. The loop must consist of connected horizontal and vertical li
- -8 12 Step 2 is quite tricky in the sense that a horizontal line intersec
+
-7 30 25 55 a vertical line, which does not violate the above two requireme
11 5 2 8
3 12
+ -
-8 55 35 90
10 12 4 7
Demand 85 35 50 45

Maximum value of is 25

Step 3

-1 1 -10 3 Supply
7 19
0 25 45 70
6 1 9 3
- -8 -7
12 5 + 50 55
11 5 2 8
3 -7
+ -
+
11 80 10 - 90
10 12 4 7
Demand 85 35 50 45

Maximum value of is 5

Step 4

-1 1 -2 3 Supply
7 11
+ -
0 25 45 70
6 1 9 3
8 1
4 5 50 55
11 5 2 8
-5 -7
- +
11 85 5 90
10 12 4 7
Demand 85 35 50 45

Maximum value of is 5

Step 5

6 1 -2 3 Supply
0 11
0 30 40 70
6 1 9 3
1 1
4 5 50 55
11 5 2 8
7 2
4 85 5 90
10 12 4 7
Demand 85 35 50 45

Now all c(i,j) bar are nonnegative, hence this is the optimal solution
The total cost = 1160 (check it)
ow to get a closed loop.
d end at the entering cell
nnected horizontal and vertical lines only
se that a horizontal line intersects
violate the above two requirements