There are 4 steps which are required in the formulation of linear programming.

- Determining and defining decision variables.
- Describing the definition to minimise or maximise the objective function.
- Ascertaining constraint equations which is required to be demonstrated as equalities or inequalities.
- Either with utilisation of simple or graphical method while expressing an equation, the value of decision variables is required to be found out in order to optimise an objective function.

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