Question

# The formula below is often used by project managers to compute E, the estimated time to complete a job, where O is the shortest completion time, P is the longest completion time, and M is the most likely completion time.

Which of the following correctly gives P in terms of E, O, and M?

- P = 6E - O - 4M
- P = - 6E + O + 4M

Hint:

### The problem can be solved by doing some algebraic manipulations.

:

## The correct answer is: P = 6E - O - 4M

### Step 1 of 2:

The formula is given by,

⇒ 6E = O + 4M + P

⇒ P = 6E – O - 4M

The above formula gives P in terms of E, O and M.

Final Answer:

The right option is— A) P = 6E – O - 4M.

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