# Determine the order size for Company A in the given scenario that would minimize total annual cost b

Determine the order size for Company A in the given scenario that would minimize total annual cost by using the economic order quantity model, showing all of your work.

1. Describe the process used to obtain the answer for part A for an audience not familiar with the formula.

B. Determine the lot size for Company B in the given scenario that would minimize total annual cost by using the economic production lot size model, showing all of your work.

1. Describe the process used to obtain the answer for part B for an audience not familiar with the formula.

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Company A:

An electronic retail chain wishes to minimize its ordering costs for a particularly popular model

of laptop computer. This retail chain has a line of credit to finance its inventory and the current

holding rate is 4.5%. The chain estimates it can sell 30,000 units per year and it pays $425 dollars

per unit. It costs $36 dollars to place each order. How many units should it order each time?

You should round your answer up to the nearest laptop unit.