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Re: Optimal number of sheets

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg58357] Re: Optimal number of sheets
  • From: "Jens-Peer Kuska" <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 21:56:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <d9r4sh$55f$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

here is the version for a thickness of 15

cons = a*1 + b*2 + c*3 + d*4 + e*7 == thick

NMinimize[
  Evaluate[{a + b + c + d + e, cons /. thick -> 
15,
  a >= 0 && b >= 0 && c >= 0 && d >= 0 && a >= 0 
&& e >= 0 &&
  Element[{a, b, c, d, e}, Integers]}], {a, b, c, 
d, e}]

Regards

  Jens

"Erb, John" <jerb at saint-lukes.org> schrieb im 
Newsbeitrag news:d9r4sh$55f$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hello,
>
> On a given occasion, I wish to create different 
> thicknesses of a
> material, ranging
> say, for example, from 1 cm to 25 cm, in 
> increments of 1 cm.
>
> How can I, using Mathematica, determine the 
> minimum number
> of sheets of material I need?
> The material comes in thicknesses of 1, 2, 3, 4, 
> & 7 cm.
>
> Thank you,
> John C. Erb
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