Cycle time is the amount of time it takes to complete an individual operation or task from start to finish. Cycle time can be calculated with a stopwatch.
How to calculate Cycle time:
1. Define the start and end point.
2. At the start begin counting with a stopwatch, phone or other timekeeping device.
3. Stop when the operation or task is complete.
Challenge - Calculate the amount of cycle time it takes to pour a glass of water. Post your answers in the comments tab below.
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