# answer one mathematical question

*label*Mathematics

*timer*Asked: May 8th, 2018

**Question description**

please answer the question above

In order to prepare next year's budget, a company must gather information from various departments. The following table lists the activities that must be performed, how long each takes, and whether an activity has to wait for the completion of other activities before it can be started.

Activity

Description

Must wait for:

Duration (days)

- A Forecast sales volume
- B Study competition
- C Design facilities
- D Prepare prod. schedules
- E Estimate prod. costs
- F Set prices
- G Prepare budget

--- 7 --- 10 A 5 B and C 3 D 2 B 3 E and F 5

Use any method you want to determine the earliest possible time that the budget will be completed. Show the method (or model) that you used to help you solve this problem.