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LP Formulation (1);A hospital diet service prepares breakfast menus every morning for the patients. The diet plan is to make sure that the minimum daily requirements of vitamin A and B are met. The cost of menu must be kept as low as possible. Vitamin contributions of three alternative: egg bacon and cereal are give in the table below;Vitamin Contributions;Vitamin;mg/egg;Mg/bacon strip;mg/cereal cup;Minimum daily requirements (mg);A;2;4;1;16;B;3;2;1;12;An egg cost ?0.08, a bacon strip costs ?0.06 and a cup of cereal costs ?0.04. How much of each type to serve per order to meet the minimum daily vitamin requirements while minimizing total cost. Formulate an LP model for this problem.


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