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Eight work centers must be arranged in an Lshaped building. The locations of centers 1 and 3 are assigned as shown in the accompanying diagram. Assuming transportation costs are $1 per load per meter, develop a suitable layout that minimizes transportation costs using the given information. Compute the total cost. (Assume the reverse distances are the same.)
DISTANCE (meters)
From

To

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

A




40

40

60

120

80

100

110

B





60

40

60

140

120

130

C






45

85

40

70

90

D







40

50

40

45

E








90

50

40

F









40

60

G H










40


LOADS PER DAY
From

To

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

1




10

5

90

370

135

125

0

2





360

120

40

115

45

120

3






350

110

40

20

200

4







190

70

50

190

5








10

40

10

6









50

20

7










20

8










