What might Stephanie determine as the best production quantity per cycle for each day of the week?

Level Operations is a small company located in eastern Pennsylvania. It produces a variety of security devices and safes. The safes come in several different designs. Recently, a number of new customers have placed orders, and the production facility has been enlarged to accommodate increased demand for safes. Production manager Stephanie Coles is currently working on a production plan for the safes. She needs a plan for each day of the week. She has obtained the following information from the marketing department on projected demand for the next five weeks:

The department operates five days a week. One complexity is that partially completed safes are not permitted; each cycle must turn out finished units.
After discussions with engineering, Stephanie determined that the best production sequence for each cycle isS7-S8-S9-S1-S2.

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