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- n. 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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- n. a mathematical technique used in economics; finds the maximum or minimum of linear functions in many variables subject to constraints
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