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    Clothes, Inc., has an average annual demand for red, medium polo shirts of 25,000 units. The
    cost of placing an order is $80 and the cost of carrying one unit in inventory for one year is $25.

    a. Use the economic-order-quantity model to determine the optimal order size.
    b. Determine the reorder point assuming a lead time of 10 days and a work year of 250 days.
    c. Determine the safety stock required to prevent stockouts assuming the maximum lead time is 20 days and the maximum daily demand is 125 units.

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    D= 25,000
    H = $25 per unit
    C= $80 per order

    a. EOQ = SQRT (2 X D X C / H)

    =SQRT (25,000 X 2 X 80 / 25)

    = 400 Units

    b. ...

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