College Algebra (6th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32178-228-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-228-1

Chapter 5 - Systems of Equations and Inequalities - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 579: 3


constraints, corner

Work Step by Step

A system of linear inequalities is used to represent restrictions, or constraints, on a function that must be maximized or minimized. Using the graph of such a system of inequalities, the maximum and minimum values of the function occur at one of more of the corner points. This is mentioned on page 577.
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