Unformatted text preview: The difference is that the value of independent float has no effect on either the start or finish of activities directly typing into it. The value associated with independent float will be equal to, or less than Negative Float is a total float value that results when a project is behind schedule. The value becomes negative because the calculations for the early finish of the last activity is past the project agreed-upon end date. When the late dates are calculated; the agee-upon end date is used as the late finish. For example; the agreed-upon end-date is day 20. The early finish of the last activity is day 25. The late finish on the last activity (for the start of the late date calculations) is day 20. Total float = LF-EF = 20-25 = -5 Chapter concludes with discussion on ownership of ‘float’. What options exist with ownership of float....
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