The Simplex Method, Part 1

  • Eric V. DenardoEmail author
Part of the International Series in Operations Research & Management Science book series (ISOR, volume 149)


The simplex method is the principal tool for computing solutions to linear programs. Computer codes that execute the simplex method are widely available, and they run on nearly every computer. You can solve linear programs without knowing how the simplex method works. Why should you learn it? Three reasons are listed below:


Extreme Point Basic Solution Feasible Region Basic Variable Simplex Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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