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A commanding officer (CO) has been tasked to move the battalion outinto the field for a major exercise.
The CO has been informed that only a maximum of
vehicles is allowed, each to be used for a single round trip.
There are two types of vehicles available to the CO, a Mack vehicle that can carry
and a Mercedes vehicle that can carry
The Mack vehicle is estimated to use
L of fuel on a round trip, whereas the Mercedes vehicle will only use
L of fuel per round trip.
The battalion has a total of
L of fuel available. The vehicles will require maintenance after each round trip;
each Mack vehicle requires
h and each Mercedes
h. The maintenance squadron has
The problem information is summarized as shown in the following table.
Single round trip
Types of vehicle
Used fuel (L)
Load carrying ability (m3)
To move a maximum amount of cubic meters, what mix of Mack and Mercedes vehicles should the CO choose?
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