College Algebra (MindTap Course List)

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ISBN: 9781305652231

Author: R. David Gustafson, Jeff Hughes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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a. When would the company be able to complete the contract.
B.If the recruitment of staff does not go as well as expected so that after six weeks ,weekly production remains constant at the level achieved in the sixth week.how long would it take to complete the contract

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