Question 1 - NCERT Exemplar - MCQs - Chapter 12 Class 12 Linear Programming (Term 1)

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The corner points of the feasible region determined by the system of linear constraints are (0, 10), (5, 5), (15, 15), (0, 20).Let Z = px + qy, where p, q > 0. Condition on p and q so that the maximum of Z occurs at both the points (15, 15) and (0, 20) is

Question 1
The corner points of the feasible region determined by the system of linear constraints are (0, 10), (5, 5), (15, 15), (0, 20).Let Z = px + qy, where p, q > 0. Condition on p and q so that the maximum of Z occurs at both the points (15, 15) and (0, 20) is
p = q (B) p = 2q
(C) q = 2p (D) q = 3p
Given corner points are
(0, 10), (5, 5), (15, 15), (0, 20)
Max. Z = px + qy
Since maximum value of Z occurs on (15, 15) and (0, 20)
Hence,
Value on (15, 15) = Value on (0, 20)
15p + 15q = 20q
15p = 20q − 15q
15p = 5q
15𝑝/5 = q
3p = q
q = 3p
∴ Value of Z will be maximum if q = 3p
So, the correct answer is (D)

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