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Production Line Multiple Choice

A production line is to be designed to make 500 El-More dolls per day. Each doll requires 11 activities totaling 16 minutes of work. The factory operates 750 minutes per day. The cycle time for this assembly line is

a. 5,500 minutes
b. one and one-half minutes
c. one-half minute
d. two minutes
e. cannot be determined from the information given

The Dulac Box plant produces 500 cypress packing boxes in two 8-hour shifts. The use of new technology has enabled them to increase productivity by 30%. Productivity is now approximately

a. 32.5 boxes/hr
b. 40.6 boxes/hr
c. 62.5 boxes/hr
d. 81.25 boxes/hr
e. 300 boxes/hr

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A production line is to be designed to make 500 El-More dolls per day. Each doll requires 11 activities totaling 16 minutes of work. The factory operates 750 minutes per day. The cycle time for this assembly line is

a. 5,500 minutes
b. one and ...

Solution Summary

This solution identifies which option is correct and provides a brief explanation with calculations on production line productivity.

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