Mechanical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Production Management - Discussion

5. 

The probabilistic time is given by (where to = Optimistic time, tp = Pessimistic time, and tn = Most likely time)

[A].
[B].
[C].
[D].

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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Fatemeh said: (Dec 17, 2015)  
Why? Please.

Puneet Kumar said: (Jun 14, 2016)  
1) Most Likely time: Most frequently occur if the activity were repeated many times.

2) Pessimistic Time: The shortest possible time to complete the activity if everything is going right.

3) Optimistic Time: The longest possible time to complete the activity if everything is going wrong.

Probabilistic time (Mean of the above three Times) is calculated by given formula.

Rohit said: (Jul 12, 2017)  
Thanks @Puneet Kumar.

Bhaskar said: (Aug 29, 2017)  
@Puneet:

Optimistic Time: The shortest possible time to complete the activity if everything is going right.

Pessimistic Time: The longest possible time to complete the activity if everything is going wrong.

Sid said: (Apr 11, 2019)  
I agree with you, Thanks @Bhaskar.

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