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    The following jobs are waiting to be processed at your work center. The jobs are entered in the sequence in which they arrived.

    Job Processing Time in Days Job Due Date in Days
    A 4 7
    B 2 4
    C 8 11
    D 3 5
    E 5 11

    In what sequence the jobs should be processed using the EDD scheduling rule?

    a. Compute the average completion time for a job.
    b. Compute the utilization rate.
    c. Calculate the average number of jobs in the system.
    d. Compute the average job lateness.

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