Calculate the desired cycle time, Operation Management

A company is setting up an assembly line to produce 192 units per 8-hour shift. The following table identifies the work elements, times and immediate predecessors: 

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(a)  What is the desired cycle time? 

(b) What is the theoretical minimum number of stations? 

(c) Balance the line using the longest-task-time heuristic. 

(d) What is the efficiency of this line-layout?

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