Boogie Boards

Author David Graser, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ (


This is an early project I used for several semesters in Finite Math. It is based on a problem from a textbook and has not been altered to allow for multiple student projects. In this problem students form a standard minimization problem based transportation costs.

  • Content Area – Finite Math
  • Time Frame – 2 to 3 weeks with mini-lectures
  • Published – December 8, 2008
  • Keywords – linear programming

Project Content

Project Letter (DOC | PDF)

Scaffolding Resources



  • This problem can be customized to allow for many student versions by tweeking the budget levels or by changing some of the transportation costs.