MAT119 M7WA7

the most negative entry in the objective function row is -4.

The column containing -4 is the pivotal column.

Divide every entry in the last column by the corresponding value in the pivotal column.

The results are             3/2 = 1.5          4/3 = 1.3333                5/4 = 1.25

The least positive of these is 1.25. The row containing the least positive value is the pivotal row.

The intersection of the pivotal row and column is 4.              The pivot is 4.


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