# Question: braggs bakery is building a new automated bakery in downtown...

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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