# Tableau

### From Glossary

(pl. *tableaux*). A detached coefficient form of a system of equations, which can change from
to
The primes denote changes caused by multiplying the first equation system by the basis inverse (a sequence of pivots in the simplex method). Although the exact form varies (e.g., where to put ), the following is fairly standard:

Nonbasic Variables | |||||
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Basic Variables | Basic Level | at lower bound | at upper bound | | | superbasic |

name (or index) | coefficients are negatives of the rates of substitution | ||||

obj | reduced costs | | | Lagrange multiplier | ||

(Other information could be appended, such as the original bound values.)