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    Operations management: Bakery demand, standard deviation

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    A bakery wants to determine how many trays of doughnuts it should prepare each day. Demand is normal with a mean of 5 trays and standard deviation of 1 tray.

    If the owner wants a service level of at least 95% how many trays should he prepare (round to the nearest whole tray)? Assume doughnuts have no salvage value after the day is complete.

    A) 7
    B) 5
    C) 4
    D) 6
    E) Unable to determine with the above information.

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    Summarize given data given:

    Distribution type: Normal
    Mean: 5
    Standard ...

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    A bakery wants to determine how many trays of doughnuts it should prepare each day. Demand is normal with a mean of 5 trays and standard deviation of 1 tray.

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