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    Consider a worker-paced line with three process steps, each of which is staffed with one worker. The sequence of the three steps does not matter for the completion of the product. Currently, the three steps are operated in the following sequence (numbers indicate processing time of each step):

    Step A

    Step B

    Step C
    5 min/unit

    If the process were operated as a pull system, what would be the throughput rate of step A?

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    Throughput is the amount of work that can be performed or the amount of output that be produced by a system or component in a given ...

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