Optimization problems are used everyday to help businesses figure out how much of their products they need to sell in order to make a profit. Follow along with this tutorial to see a real world problem involving optimization!

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Background Tutorials

Interpret parts of an expression, such as terms, factors, and coefficients.

You can't do algebra without working with variables, but variables can be confusing. If you've ever wondered what variables are, then this tutorial is for you!

Represent constraints by equations or inequalities, and by systems of equations and/or inequalities, and interpret solutions as viable or nonviable options in a modeling context.

If you want to solve an optimization problem, you can use linear programming to help! This tutorial introduces linear programming and the different pieces of this method.