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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)

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.