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Requirement 1:
(a) Calculate partial labor and capital productivity figures for the parent and subsidiary. (Round your answers to 2 decimal places.)
U.S. LDC
Labor productivity 5.00 1.33
Capital productivity 1.67 4.00

(b) Do the results seem surprising?
Yes
Requirement 2:
(a) Compute the multifactor productivity figures for labor and capital together. (Round your answers to 2 decimal places.)
U.S. LDC
Multifactor productivity 1.25 1.00

(b) Are the results better?
Yes
Requirement 3:
Calculate raw material productivity figures (units/$ where $1 = FC 10).
U.S. LDC
Raw material productivity 5.00 10.00

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Problem 28
A retail store had sales of $45,000 in April and $56,000 in May. The store employs eight fulltime workers who work a 40hour week. In April the store also had seven parttime workers at 10 hours per week, and in May the store had nine parttimers at 15 hours per week (assume four weeks in each month).
Required:
Using sales dollars as the measure of output, what is the percentage change in productivity from April to May? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places. Omit the "%" sign in your response.)
Percentage change in productivity 6.67 % 
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Problem 28 Learning Objective: 0205  
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Problem 104
Schedule the following activities using CPM:
ACTIVITY IMMEDIATE PREDECESSOR TIME (WEEKS)
A — 1
B A 4
C A 3
D B 2
E C, D 5
F D 2
G F 2
H E, G 3

(b) What is the critical path?
 
 ABDEH 
(c) How many weeks will it take to complete the project?
Number of weeks 15 
(d) Which activities have slack?
 
 C, F, G 
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Problem 108
The following table represents a plan for a project:
  Times (Days)
Job No. Predecessor
Job(s) a m b
1  – 2 3 4  2  1 1 2 3  3  1 4 5 12  4  1 3 4 11  5  2 1 3 5  6  3 1 2 3  7  4 1 8 9  8  5, 6 2 4 6  9  8 2 4 12  10  7 3 4 5  11  9, 10 5 7 8  
(b) Indicate the critical path.
1368911 
(c) What is the expected completion time for the project? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
Expected completion time 26.83 
(d) You can accomplish any one of the following at an additional cost of $1,500 and if you will save $1,000 for each day that the earliest completion time is reduced, which action, if any, would you choose?
(d1) Reduce job 5 by two days.
No 
(d2) Reduce job 3 by two days.
No 
(d3) Reduce job 7 by two days.
No 
(e) What is the probability that the project will take more than 30 days to complete? (Round your answer to 3 decimal places.)
Probability 0.088 

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