**CBSE NET**

**Q.**Consider the following transportation problem.

The transportation cost in the initial basic feasible solution of the above transportation problem using Vogel’s Approximation method is:

(A) 1450

(B) 1465

(C) 1480

(D) 1520

**Ans. (B)**

**Explanation:**

In VAM, Row difference and column difference is calculated.

To calculate row difference, difference of 2 smallest columns are selected, and same process is followed for column difference too. Than to fullfill the demand, value of largest row or columns difference is selected.