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Identify the first activity to be crashed on a CPM network

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Two critical path activities are candidates for crashing on a CPM network. Activity details are in the table below.

Activity: One
Normal Time: 8 days
Normal Cost: $6,000
Crash Time: 6 days
Crash Cost $6,800

Activity: Two
Normal Time: 10 days
Normal Cost: $4,000
Crash Time: 9 days
Crash Cost: $5,000

To cut one day from the project's duration, activity _____ should be crashed first, adding_______ to projects cost.

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Calculate the cost of crashing per day for all the possible crashing activities on the critical path.

Activity: One
Normal Time: 8 days
Normal Cost: $6,000
Crash Time: 6 days ...

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This post explains in simple terms how to identify the candidate activity for crashing on a CPM network

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