Richard Dulski’s firm is about to bid on a new radar system. Although the product uses new technology, Dulski believes that a learning rate of 80% is appropriate. The first unit is expected to take 640 hours, and the contract is for 17 units.

a) The total amount of hours to build the 17 units = _________nothing hours (round your response to the nearest whole number).

## Solution

Total hours required is given by the learning equation

Y = a(X^b)

Where,

Y = cumulative