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5. The city council of Pine Bluffs is considering increasing the number of police in an effort to reduce crime. Before making a final decision, the council asks the chief of police to survey other cities of similar size to determine the relationship between the number of police and the number of crimes reported. The chief gat

Company's margin, turnover and return on investment

Blackstone company Statements of financial position Beginning balance ending balance Assets Cash 130,000 170,000 Accounts receivable 100,000 130,000 Plant and equipment (net) 180,000 150,000 Investment in balsam co. 50,000 60,0000 Goodwill 120,000 120,000 Total assets $580,000

Accounting Problem

Problem 1 Presented below are various receivable transactions entered into by Brewer Tool Company. Indicate whether the receivables are reported as accounts receivable, notes receivable, or other receivables on the balance sheet. a. Loaned a company officer $4,000 ______________ b. Accepted a $2,000 promissory note from a

The Greek Connection

The Greek Connection Balance Sheet As of December 31, 2004 (thousands of dollars) Assets Liabilities and Equity Cash $2,000 Account payable $1,500 Account receivable $3,950 Notes payable $1,000 Inventory $1,300 A

Incremental Analysis and Decision Making

Crone Enterprises uses a word processing computer to handle its sales invoices. Lately, business has been so good that it takes an extra 3 hours per night, plus every third Saturday, to keep up with the volume of sales invoices. Management is considering updating its computer with a faster model that would eliminate all of the

Accounting : Incremental Analysis

Donkey Bikes could sell its bicycles to retailers either assembled or unassembled. The cost of an unassembled bike is as follows. Direct material $150 Direct Labor 70 Variable overhead (70% of direct labor) 49 Fixed overhead (30% of direct labor ) 21 Man

Accounting: Disbursements, Receipts and Projected Cash Balance

Table 2 (use for Problems 29-31) Thompson Manufacturing Supplies' projected sales for the first six months of 2004 are given below. Jan. $250,000 April $400,000 Feb. $300,000 May $450,000 March $400,000 June $400,000 40% of sales is collected in the month of the sale, 50% is c

A Pareto analysis is performed in Excel to determine the percentage of total complaints represented by the most common categories. Pareto analysis is a statistical technique in decision making that is used for selection of a limited number of tasks that produce significant overall effect (Wikipedia).

Construct a Pareto analysis of the data and determine the percentage of total complaints represented by the two most common categories. Over a 6 mo period: Stock Condition: 170 Checkout Queue: 33 Product request: 105 Product Quality: 87 Price Marking: 45 Policy/Procedures: 40 Service Level: 55 General: 58

Marketing, Supply and Demand

10) Opportunity cost is best defined as A) the amount given up when choosing one activity over the next best alternative. B) the opportunity to earn a profit that is greater than the one currently being made. C) the amount that is given up when choosing an activity that is not as good as the next best alternative. D) the

Managerial accounting

PLEASE DO NOT COPY AND PASTE ANY SOURCES FROM ANY SOURCES!! PLEASE INCLUDE AN INTRODUCTION AND CONCLUSION. Part 1 DELIVERABLE LENGTH: 1-2 PAGES Dr. Stephanie White, the Chief Administrator of Uptown Clinic, a community mental health agency, is concerned about the dilemma of coping with reduced budgets next year and into th

Enterprise Value, Operating Expense and Capital Expense

1.In March 2005, General Electric (GE) had a book value of equity of $113 billion, 10.6 billion shares outstanding, and market price of $36 per share. GE also had cash of $13 billion, and total debt of $370 billion. What was GE's Enterprise value? (Points: 1) 0.97 3.27 3.38 $381.6 billi

Baxter and Johnson and Johnson

Does Anyone remeber how Jonnson and Johnson handled the Extra-Strength Tylenol tampering case back in 1982? Seven people died after purchasing Tylenol capsules that had been tamered with. Someone had removed bottles of Tylenol from Chicago area stores, inject them with cyanide, and then replaced them. Before this happened, Tylen

Constant growth model

Philly Corp's stock recently paid a dividend of $2 per share (Do = $2), and the stock is in equilibrium. The company has a constant growth rate of 5% and a beta of 1.5. The required rate of return on the market is 15%, and the risk free rate is 7%. Philly is thinking of making a chance that will increase its beta coefficient to

A manager is holding a portfolio

A manager is holding a portfolio: Stock Amount Invested Beta 1 300,000 .6 2 300,000 1.0 3 500,000 1.4 4 500,000 1.8 The risk free rate is 6% and the portfolio's required rate of return is 12.5%. The manager would like to

Direct Labor Costs and Overhead

Mr. Robbins medical records indicated that a total of 20 labor hours were directly used in providing his care. The cost of the labor was $380. It was expected before the beginning of the year that a total of 90,000 direct labor hours would be consumed by the health care org. patients, at a cost of $1,350,000. The total overhe

Accounting help

I have already done this assignment but want to check what I have with what you get to make sure that I am fully understanding this. Thank you so much for your help!! P3-2A (Which consists of the following) Neosho River Resort, Inc. opened for business on June 1 with eight air-conditioned units. Its trial balance befo

Stock statistics

There are two stocks, stock A and stock B. The price of stock A today is $70. The price of stock A next year will be $50 if the economy is in recession, $80 if the economy is normal and $95 if the economy is expanding. The attendant probabilities of recession, normal times, and expansion are 0.2, 0.6, 0.2, respectively. Stock A

Data and number sense

Exercise Description Solutions or Answer here Find the mean of the following set of numbers. 7, 10, 9, 13, 6 A) 9 B) 10 C) 8 D) 9.2 A) Use the table, showing the yearly food costs of a family, below this table to answer questions 2a and 2b: A) In what year was the cost of food the greatest? B) What

Flow Diagrams, Bottlenecks and Steady State Conditons

Rockness Recycling refurbishes rundown business students. The process uses a moving belt, which carries each student through the five-step process in sequence. The steps are as follows: Step Description Time Required per Student 1 Unpack and place on belt 1.0 minutes 2 Remove off bad habits 1.0 minutes 3 Scrub and clean

Hoding period return

The return an investor earns on a bond over a period of time is known as the holding period return, defined as interest income plus or minus the change in the bond's price, all , all divided by the beginning bond price. A. What is the holding period return on a bond with a par value of $1,000 and a coupon rate of 6 percent o

INVESTMENTS How do I operate this correctly

II. You are working for an investment firm and have been asked to analyze and explain investments to your boss and clients who do not understand the various aspects of your job. You are working with the analysis of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. The following questions are examples of some of the analysis type problems that you

Project Management, Decision Points and Work in Process

The company will provide fresh cookies to starving students late at night. You need to evaluate the preliminary design for the company's production process. Business Concept Your idea is to bake fresh cookies to order, using any combination of ingredients that the buyer wants. The cookies will be ready for pick-up at you

Distributions to Stockholders

1. If I bought 400 shares of AllTell stock for $15 per share and one year later, sold the stock for $21 per share, and receive a $0.90 cash dividend: a.What is the total dollar return earned for the year? b.What is the rate of return (percentage) earned? 2. If Michelle purchased 100 shares of Home Depot common stock at

Quantitative Methods: The Effect of Allergy Relief Medicine

Please apply quantitative methods for the following case. A pharmaceutical company conducted a study to evaluate the effect of an allergy relief medicine. 250 patients with symptoms that included itchy eyes and a skin rash received the new drug. The results of the study are as follows: 80 of the patients treated experien

Business ratios

APPENDIX... Use to calculate ratios Income Statement 2007 Sales 3,000 Cost of Goods (1,350) Sell,Admin,Gen'l Expenses (1,050) Interest Expense (150) Profit Before Tax 450 Tax (180) Profit after Tax 270 Bal