- So far, we have created a worksheet…that contains the values we need…to solve our mixture problem.…In this movie, we will add dummy values to the cells…that Solver will change…and define the formulas used…to calculate intermediate quantities…and the final cost of the mixture's ingredients.…The sample file I'm starting with…is LinearMixture_Formulas…and that is an Excel workbook…that you can find in the Chapter02 folder…of your Exercise Files Collection.…Let's quickly review what we've done.…
We have created a table at the top of the worksheet…that contains the cost of each of five mixtures…and we've left space for the number of Units to Mix,…the total cost, total units…and the Units Required in the final mixture.…In the bottom part of the worksheet,…I have added the contents of each crystal…in each of the five mixes.…Mix1 contains 0.20 units of Chalcedony,…0.30 of Aventurine and so on.…I also applied some formatting to clean things up…and just make it a little bit more consistent.…
Now I can enter in formulas and dummy values…
- Identify where the Solver add-in appears after being installed.
- List the steps to populate a cell with whole dollar amounts.
- Identify the style used to format numbers with a thousands separator.
- Name the error you will receive if you try to solve a nonlinear problem with the simplex LP method.
- Recall the length of the season and the number of games per week in the sports scheduling problem.
- List what the Scenario Manager allows you to do.
Skill Level Intermediate
Cleaning Up Your Excel 2013 Datawith Dennis Taylor1h 59m Intermediate
1. Working with Solver
2. Solving a Linear Mixture Problem
3. Solving a Nonlinear Mixture Problem
4. Solving a Transportation Problem
5. Solving a Resource Scheduling Optimization Problem
6. Solving a Sports Scheduling Problem
7. Analyzing Your Solver Results
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