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Bragg's Bakery is building a new automated bakery in downtown Sandusky. Here are the activities that need to be completed to get the new bakery built and the equipment installed.

ACTIVITY PREDECESSOR NORMAL TIME (WEEKS) CRASH TIME (WEEKS) EXPEDITING
COST/WEEK
A 9 7 $ 3,300
B A 4 3 4,300
C A 13 10 4,500
D B, C 7 5 2,600
E C 10 8 3,000
F D, E 8 6 5,000

a. Identify the critical path.

A-C-E-F
A-C-D-F
A-B-D-F

b. What is the normal project length?

Normal project length           weeks

c. What is the project length if all activities are crashed to their minimum?

Project length            weeks

d. Bragg's loses $4,200 in profit per week for every week the bakery is not completed. How many weeks will the project take if we are willing to pay crashing cost as long as it is less than $4,200?

The project will take            weeks

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