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The normal time of the work cycle in a worker-machine system is 5.39 min. The operator- controlled portion of the cycle is 0.84 min. One work unit is produced each cycle. The machine cycle time is constant. (a) Using a PFD allowance factor of 16% and a machine allowance factor of 3000, determine the standard time for the work cycle. (b) If a worker assigned to this task completes 85 units during an 8-hour shift, what is the workers effi- ciency? (c) If it is known that a total of 42 min was lost during the 8-hour clock time due to personal needs and delays, what was the workers performance on the portion of the cycle he controlled?

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