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).

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