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    Calculating normal and standard time for a task

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    Peter Rourke, a loan processor at Wentworth Bank, has been timed performing four work elements, with the results shown in the following table. The allowances for tasks such as tis are personal. 7%; fatigue, 10%; and delay, 3%

    TASK PERFORMANCE OBSERVATIONS (MINUTES)
    ELEMENT RATING (%) 1 2 3 4 5

    1 110 5 4 6 4 4
    2 95 6 8 7 6 7
    3 90 6 4 7 5 5
    4 85 1.5 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.5

    a) What is the normal time?
    b) What is the standard time?

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    a) What is the normal time?

    Average observed time for task element 1=(5+4+6+4+4)/5=4.60 minutes
    Average observed time for task element 2=(6+8+7+6+7)/5=6.80 minutes
    Average observed time for task element 3=(6+4+7+5+5)/5=5.40 ...

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