Eighty units of end item E are needed at the beginning of week 6. Three cases (30 units per case) of J have been ordered and one case is scheduled to arrive in week 3, one in week 4, and one in week 5. J must be ordered by the case, and B must be produced in multiples of 120 units. There are 60 units of B and 20 units of J now on hand. Lead times are two weeks each for E and B, and one week for J.
a. Prepare a material requirements plan for component J.
b. Suppose that in week 4 the quantity of E needed is changed from 80 to 70. The planned- order releases through week 3 have all been executed. How many more Bs and Js will be on hand in week 6?