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QUESTION 12

1.        

company of six departments has the following closeness factors and current locations of departments. Assume rectilinear distance. Which pair of departments has the greatest weighted-distance score?

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

 

 

Department pair

Closeness factor

1,2

10

1,3

9

1,4

8

1,5

7

1,6

5

2,3

4

2,4

3

2,5

2

2,6

1

3,4

8

3,5

7

3,6

5

4,5

4

4,6

3

5,6

2

 

Answer

   

1, 2

   

3, 6

   

3, 4

   

5, 6

   

2, 4

5 points   

QUESTION 13

1.        

1.       A company of six departments has the following closeness factors and current locations of departments. There are two alternative configurations.  Assume rectilinear distance. Which configuration has the lowest weighted-distance score?

  

initial configuration

 
     

1

2

3

4

5

6

  

Alternative 1

 
     

5

2

3

4

1

6

  

Alternative 2

 
     

1

2

3

4

6

5

Department pair

Closeness factor

1,2

10

1,3

9

1,4

8

1,5

7

1,6

5

2,3

4

2,4

3

2,5

2

2,6

1

3,4

8

3,5

7

3,6

5

4,5

4

4,6

3

5,6

2

Answer

   

Current configuration

   

Alternative 1

   

Alternative 2

   

Both the current and alternative 2

5 points   

QUESTION 14

1.        

A company is considering two options for the production of a part needed downstream in the manufacturing process. Particulars are as follows:

Specialized automation

Fixed Costs = $10,000 / month

Variable Cost / Unit = $2

General automation:

Fixed Costs = $4,000 / month

Variable Cost / Unit = $6

What is the monthly break-even quantity for choosing between the two automation approaches?



Answer

   

1000

   

1500

   

2000

   

2300

   

2500