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When outbound transportation costs are a dominant factor, manufacturing facilities  should be located close to suppliers and resources.  Student Response Value Correct Answer False  100%  False Score: 1/1    2.   Critical mass is a situation whereby several competing firms clustered in one location attract more customers  than the total number who would shop at the same stores in scattered locations.  Student Response True  Score: 1/1    3.   One dominant factor in locating manufacturing facilities is a favorable labor climate.  Student Response True  Score: 1/1    4.   Which of the following statements about locating new U.S. manufacturing plants is best? 
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  Score: 4/4    5.   Table 11.2   Durham Toy, Inc. has five distribution centers at the location coordinates given as follows. The monthly demand  at each center is also given. DC Coordinates Demand A (10, 12) 40 B (25, 30) 25 C (8, 15) 30 D (11, 20) 10 E (25, 6) 20 Use the information in Table 11.2. What are the x and y coordinates for the center of gravity? 
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  Score: 5/5    6.   Excel Products is planning a new warehouse to serve the Southeast. Locations A, B, and C are under  consideration. Fixed and variable costs follow.  Location Fixed Cost per year Variable Cost per unit A $2,500,000 $19 B $150,000 $7 C $2,000,000 $9 Plot the total cost curves and identify the range over which each location would be best. Then use break-even  analysis as necessary to calculate exactly the break-even quantity that defines each range. Which of the  following statements is correct?   
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  Score: 7/7    7.   Case 11.1   A company makes products at four different plants and ships them to four different distribution centers. The  cost of shipping a single unit between each combination of plant and distribution center is shown in the table.  The capacity of each plant and demand for each distribution center is also displayed for your calculating  pleasure. What is the total cost for the optimal solution ? Z Y X W Supply A $6 $9 $12 $14 500 B $9 $1 $5 $8 450 C $6
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$8 $4 $5 375 D $9 $14 $15 $8 400 Demand 750 225 325 425   Score: 6/6    8.  
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