we know that you're only 40 percent complete. We've already found the earned value as $200,000 now for the planned value.

Recall that planned value, where you're supposed to be and what you're supposed to be worth, is planned completion times the BAC. In this example, it's 45 percent of the $500,000 BAC, which is $225,000. Uh-oh! You're behind schedule. The schedule variance formula, as Figure 7-8 demonstrates, is earned value minus the planned value. In this example, the schedule variance is $25,000.

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