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Identify the critical path. Calculate the total network slack time.

Suppose that activities A, B, and C all utilize the same manpower base, and shortening any one of these three activities causes one of the other two to increase by the same amount. Can network replanning, only for these three activities, shorten the length of the critical path?

Repeat parts a, b, and c assuming that the estimated time for job C is 4.

12-17 On May 1, Arnie Watson sent a memo to his boss, the director of project management, stating that the MX project would require thirteen weeks for completion according to the figure shown below.

(Time = weeks)

Arnie realized that the customer wanted the job completed in less time. After discussions with the functional managers, Arnie developed the table shown below:

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