- Solver Models refer to the formulas and data…in your worksheet.…You can save yourself a lot of time…by organizing your worksheet…so cells with similar properties,…such containing cost or summary calculations,…are located in the same column or row.…The specific layout you use…will depend on the problem you're trying to solve.…But in this movie, I will use the Organizing Excel Workbook,…which is in the Chapter 1 folder…of your Exercise Files collection…to show you what a typical solution would look like…for a mixing problem.…
If you're calculating cost, or perhaps revenue,…it makes sense to put the value of each item…next to units of that item in the solution.…So for example, here in my top section,…I have five mixtures: Mix 1 through Mix 5…and I have my unit cost for each of those mixtures.…So Mixture 1 cost $40 a unit,…Mixture 2 also 40,…Mixture 3, 32,…and so on.…Below that, I have the number of units…that will be used in the final mixture.…And I haven't run my solution yet,…so what I have are dummy values,…or just sample values that I put in…
- 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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