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Moving from the aggregate plan to a master production schedule requires:  Answer | | | rough cut capacity planning |
| | disaggregation |
| | sub-optimization |
| | strategy formulation |
| | chase strategies |
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Which of the following best describes aggregate planning?  Answer | | | the link between intermediate term planning and short term operating decisions | | | a collection of objective planning tools |

| | make or buy decisions |
| | an attempt to respond to predicted demand within the constraints set by product, process and location decisions | | | manpower planning |
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Level capacity strategy is the matching of capacity to demand in which the planned output for a period is set at the expected demand for that period. Answer | | True|
| False|
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Chase demand strategy
The Fitter Snacker company sold 6,435 cases of snack bars in June of the previous year.  They are expecting sales to increase by 3% this year.  In addition, they are launching a promotional campaign in May, which they expect will increase sales in June by an additional 500 cases. What is the sales forecast for June of this year that Fitter Snacker should use? Answer | | | 6,628 |

| | 6,935 |
| | 7,128 |
| | 7,143 |
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Another term for the recipe of a product is the bill of materials. Answer | | True|
| False|
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The production plan at Fitter Snacker calls for 4,134 cases of snack bars in January.  If there are 22 days in the month, how many cases of snack bars should be produced in a 4-day week? Answer | | | 188 |

| | 752 |
| | 940 |
| | 1034 |
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4134*(4/22)=752
Fitter Snacker orders oats in 44,000 lb. batches with a lead time of 2 weeks.  Given the following ( incomplete) MRP record: Oats     Lead Time = 2 weeks | Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Gross Requirements (lb) | 18,000| 24,323| 24,872| 18,464| 17,938| Scheduled...
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