. A contractor intends to bid on a job installing 30 airport security systems. Because this will

be a new line of work for the contractor, he believes there will be a learning effect for the job.

After reviewing time records from a similar type of activity, the contractor is convinced that an

85 percent curve is appropriate. He estimates that the first job will take his crew eight days to

install. How many days should the contractor budget for

a. the first 10 installations?

b. the second 10 installations?

c. the final 10 installations?