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OR in Education - Swedebuild Teacher Pack

This resource invites students to investigate how many tables and chairs in a new range of dining furniture should be made in order to get the greatest profit. Topics covered include modeling, forming equations, graphing solutions and linear programming.

The resource includes a presentation, student worksheet, detailed teacher notes, solutions and suggestions for additional activities.

To complete the activity, six rectangular Lego bricks and eight square Lego bricks per student group are required.

The student worksheet includes a brief for the project, a series of questions to prompt student thinking, an axis to plot results and the opportunity to write a report explaining their recommendations.



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