MBASEMESTERII MB0048–OperationResearch-4 Credits (Book ID:B1137) Assignment Set- 1(60Marks) Note:Eachquestioncarries10Marks.Answerallthe questions 1 a.

Explain how andwhy Operation Research methods have been valuable in [5 Marks] aiding executive decisions. For Solved Assignment Please Email . Email : mba8182@gmail.com Ph : 09873669404 b. Discuss theusefulness ofOperation Research in decisionmaking process and the role of computers in this field. [5 Marks]

2 . Explainhow the linear programming technique canbehelpful in decision-making in the areas of Marketing and Finance. [10 Marks]

3 . a. How do you recognise optimality in thesimplex method? b. Write the roleofpivot element in simplex table?

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4 . What is the significance of duality theory of linear programming?Describe the general rules for writing the dual of a linear programming problem. [10 Marks]

5 . Use Two-Phase simplex methodto solve: T Minimize z= + 5 T6 + T7 Subject to constraints: T -uT + vT =5 5 6 7 T - T ”_ 5 6 T + T• _ 6 7 T • __ T• _ DQG T is unrestricted. 5 6 7

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6 . Use Branch and Boundmethod to solve thefollowing L.P.P: T9 Maximize z= 7 + 5 T 6 T 6

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Subject toconstraints:- + 3T”_ 5

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MBASEMESTERII MB0048–OperationResearch-4 Credits (Book ID:B1137) Assignment Set- 2(60Marks) Note:Eachquestioncarries10Marks.Answerallthe questions

1 . What are theessential characteristics of Operation Research? Mention different phases in an Operation Research study. Point out some limitations of O.R? [10 Marks] 2 . What are the commonmethods toobtain aninitial basic feasible solutionfor a transportation problem whose cost and requirement table is given? Give a stepwise procedure for one of them? [10marks]

3 . D_:KDW DUH WKHSURSHUWLHV RID JDPH"([SODLQ WKH ³EHVW VWUDWHJ\´ RQ WKHEDVLV R minmaxcriterion ofoptimality. [5 Marks] b. State the assumptions underlying game theory. Discuss its importance to business decisions. [5 Marks]

4. a. Compare CPM and PERTexplaining similarities andmentioning where they mainly differ. [5 Marks] b. What is meant by graphing in Network Analysis? [5 Marks]

5. Consider thefollowing transportation problem: Godowns Factory A B 1 7 9 2 5 11 3 7 6 4 7 11 5 5 6 3 5 Stock available 60 20

C 11 10 6 2 2 D 9 10 9 6 9 Demand 60 20 40 20 40 It is not possible to transport any quantity fromfactory B toGodown 5. Determine:

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_D_ ,QLWLDO VROXWLRQE\ 9RJHO¶V DSSUR[LPDWLRQPHWKRG_ (b) Optimum basic feasible solution. 6 . Amachine operator processes five types of items onhis machineeach week, and must choosea sequencefor them. The set-up cost per changedepends onthe item presently onthe machine andthe set-up to be made according to thefollowing table: From Item To item

A B C D E A ’ 4 7 3 4 B 4 ’ 6 3 4 C 7 6 ’ 7 5 D 3 3 7 ’ 7 E 4 4 5 7 ’ If he processes eachtype of item onceand only once each week, how should he sequencethe items on his machine inorder to minimize thetotal set-up cost? (Hint: A-> E-> C-> B-> D-> A Cost: 20)