Assume you are the project manager for the Tidal 2 software project. You have been

asked to calculate the expected cost for the project. Your company’s database indicates

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that developers can handle eight function points each person-month and that the cost

per developer at your firm is $5,000 per month. You and your team of five developers

have come up with the following requirements:

Elements Count Complexity

Inputs 10 Low

Outputs 4 Low

Inquiries 4 High

Files 28 Medium

Interfaces 18 High

Using the “complexity weighting” scheme shown in Table 5.2 and the information

provided, calculate the total number of function points, the estimated cost, and the

estimated duration of the Tidal 2 project.