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Primary Objective: Formulate yes-no decisions using 0-1 variables, incorporate these integer variables into a set of constraints, and manipulate a spreadsheet to evaluate alternative decision combinations.
Context: Use 0-1 integer programming model to determine optimal investment
plan.
Teaching Objectives:

Represent a set of yes-no decisions using 0-1 integer decision variables.

Use a spreadsheet to structure a mathematical problem.

Manipulate a spreadsheet to efficiently solve a mathematical problem.

Integrate 0-1 variables into the formulation of constraints and objectives.