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Economic Order Quantity and Inventory

The High-Rise Building Company uses 400,000 tons of stone per year. The carrying costs are $100/ton. The cost per order is $500. Calculate the optimal number of orders per year.

400

100

200

300
The High-Rise Building Company uses 400,000 tons of stone per year. The carrying costs are $100/ton. The cost per order is $500. Calculate the total costs of optimal inventory.

$200,000

$150,000

$100,000

$50,000

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The High-Rise Building Company uses 400,000 tons of stone per year. The carrying costs are $100/ton. The cost per order is $500. Calculate the optimal number of orders per year.

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