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QUESTION 12
1.
A company of six departments has the following closeness factors and current locations of departments. Assume rectilinear distance. Which pair of departments has the greatest weighteddistance 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 weighteddistance score?


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 breakeven quantity for choosing between the two automation approaches?
Answer
1000 

1500 

2000 

2300 

2500 