The CLP Procedure |

LINCON Statement |

- LINCON linear_constraint-1 <...,linear_constraint-n> ;

- LINEAR linear_constraint-1 <...,linear_constraint-n> ;

*linear_expression- type linear_expression-*

where *linear_expression* has the form

*< +|->linear_term-1 <..., (+|-) linear_term-n>*

where *linear_term* has the form

**(**variable **|** number<* variable>**)**

The keyword *type* can be one of the following:

**<, <=, =, >=, >, <>, LT, LE, EQ, GE, GT, NE**

The LINCON statement allows for a very general specification of linear constraints. In particular, it allows for specification of the following types of equality or inequality constraints:

For example, the constraint can be expressed as

var x1 x2; lincon 4 * x1 - 3 * x2 = 5;

and the constraints

can be expressed as

var x1 x2; lincon 10 <= 10 * x1 - x2, x1 + 5 * x2 <> 15;

Note that variables can be specified on either side of an equality or inequality in a LINCON statement. Linear constraints can also be specified by using the CONDATA= data set.

Regardless of the specification, you must define the variables by using a VARIABLE statement or implicitly by specifying the USECONDATAVARS= option.

Note that user-specified scalar values are subject to rounding based upon a platform-dependent tolerance.

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