Math. a procedure for minimizing or maximizing a linear function of several variables, subject to a finite number of linear restrictions on these variables

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- (mathematics) the branch of mathematics concerned with the minimization or maximization of a linear function of several variables and inequalities; used in many branches of industry to minimize costs or maximize production

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A mathematical technique used to obtain an optimum solution in resource allocation problems, such as production planning.

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