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    Quantitative Analysis: PERT/CPM Analysis

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    A construction project is broken down into the following 10 activities:

    Activity Immediate Predecessor Time (Weeks)
    1 -- 4
    2 1 2
    3 1 4
    4 1 3
    5 2, 3 5
    6 3 6
    7 4 2
    8 5 3
    9 6, 7 5
    10 8, 9 7

    a. Find the critical path.

    b. If activities 1 and 10 can't be shortened, but activities 2 through 9 can be shortened to a minimum of one
    week each at a cost $10,000 per week, which activities would you shorten to cut the project by four weeks?

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    Solution Summary

    The problem set deals with estimating the critical path from provided information.

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