Question: The emergency services coordinator for Clarke County is interest

The emergency services coordinator for Clarke County is interested in locating the county’s two ambulances to maximize the number of residents that can be reached within four minutes in emergency situations. The county is divided into five regions, and the average times required to travel from one region to the next are summarized below:



The population in regions 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are estimated as 45,000, 65,000, 28,000, 52,000, and 43,000, respectively. In which two regions should the ambulances be placed?
a. Formulate an ILP model for this problem.
b. Implement your model in a spreadsheet and solve it.
c. What is the optimalsolution?
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