Solver Options
Max Time Unlimited, Iterations Unlimited, Precision 0.000001, Use Automatic Scaling
Convergence 0.0001, Population Size 100, Random Seed 0, Derivatives Forward, Require Bounds
Max Subproblems Unlimited, Max Integer Sols Unlimited, Integer Tolerance 1%, Assume NonNegative
The two equations are:
10a + 21b = min Target equation.
a*b=250
Objective Cell (Min)
E$3 458.2574088 458.2574088
Variable Cells
Cell Name Original Value Final Value Integer
$E$4 22.901828 22.901828 Contin
$E$5 10.91614899 10.91614899 Contin
The answer is: Two sides of 10.91 feet one of which is the costly, and two sides of 22.90 feet with an area equal to 250 sq feet
Total minimum cost will be $ 458.26 dollars.
Constraints
Cell Name Cell Value Formula Status Slack
$E$6 249.9997666 $E$6=250 Binding 0
6/21/2014

Francisco E.
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