**Complete this essay in a Microsoft Word document, answer each of the essay questions 1 page per questions; ****APA formatted and 5% similarity.****Make sure you use adequate, credible and reliable APA source 3-5 citations to support your work.**

A. Manufacturing, planning and control (MPC) environment is defined by customer order decoupling point. Define each environment and give an example of each. **(1 page)**

B. In forecasting, MacDonald’s Wing® discovered that when it opened its store to the public, it was able to sell 5,000 parachutes in the first year. Given the equation; y=a+bx. Where ‘y’ represents the number of sales and ‘a’ is the number they started with (200), what is the slope of this equation after 2 years? (2 points) (slope is b) **(1page)**