Golf Carts Inc. must set up an assembly line for golf carts. Forecasts show that 10 units per day should be produced. The plant operates one eight-hour shift each day and runs the line continuously during the shifts. The tasks required, task times, and precedence relationships are as follows:
a. Draw the precedence diagram.
b. What is the takt time?
c. What is the theoretical number of workstations?
d. Assign the tasks to the workstations to balance the line using the longest operating time rule.
e. What is the efficiency of the balanced line?
f. If demand increased to 12 units per day, what changes would be needed, if any?

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