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Development of a new deluxe version of a particular software product is being considered.

Development of a new deluxe version of a particular software product is being considered. The activities necessary for the completion of this project are listed in the table below along with their costs and completion times in weeks.

ActivityNormal timeCrash timeNormal costCrash costImmediate predecessor

A

B

C

D

E

F

G4

2

3

8

6

3

43

1

3

4

3

2

22,000

2,200

500

2,300

900

3,000

1,4002,600

2,800

500

2,600

1,200

4,200

2,000-

A

A

A

B,D

C,E

F

Required:

(a)What is the project expected completion date?

(b)What is the total cost required for completing the project on normal time?

(c)If you wish to reduce the time required to complete this project by 2 weeks, which activity should be crashed, how much will this increase total cost?

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Solution:
(a) Project completion time is therefore t A t D t E t F t G 4 8 6 3 4 25
(b) Total cost $2, 000 $2,300 $900 $3, 000 $1, 400 $9, 600
(c) Crash D 1 week at an additional cost of $2, 600...

2 comments
  • Answer is very short
    • acehandtmd
    • Dec 24, 2016 at 6:00am
  • I think Question no.3 is false
    • acehandtmd
    • Dec 24, 2016 at 6:01am

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