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Free PMP® Exam Sample Question of the Week 3 years 1 month ago #10929

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Hello everyone! Here is this week's free PMP® exam sample question from the PM Exam Simulator.

A task has a pessimistic estimate of 30 days, most likely estimate of 16 days, and optimistic estimate of 10 days. How much is the activity duration based on the PERT technique?

A. 30 Days
B. 20 Days
C. 18 Days
D. 10 Days

HINT: Use the PERT formula and round the number to the next highest number.

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Answer and Explanation:
The correct answer is C.

The PERT estimation formula is [Optimistic + (4 x Most Likely) + Pessimistic] /6 = [10 + (4x16) + 30] /6 = 104/6 = 17.33 days, so the best answer is 18 days.
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