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### Examining Production Costs

Scenario: A small publishing company is planning to publish a new book. The production costs will include onetime fixed costs (such as editing) and variable costs [such as printing). The onetime liked costs will total \$68,475. The variable costs will be \$11.25 per book. The publisher will sell the finished product to bookstores

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### Business statistics: Summarize and describe the data, Illustrate potential relationships

The CEO of X Company has requested a data analysis report to support his decision making regarding workforce diversity issues. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires the company to file an Equal Employment Survey. X Company is concerned they may not be meeting the diverse workforce standards. The company is a software e

### Bonds Portfolios - Statistical Calculations

See the attachment. Assume a bond fund manager manages a portfolio of 50 high yield (speculative) bonds which are mostly rated B. Suppose, based on past experience, the probability of default of one of these bonds in the next year is approximately 11.9%. Suppose the default potential of each bond in this bond portfolio is a bin

### Investment Returns Calculations

9-4) Stock Values: White Wedding Corporation will pay a \$3.05 per share dividend next year. The company pledges to increase its dividend by 5.25 percent per year, indefinitely. If you require an 11 percent return on your investment, how much will you pay for the company's stock today? 10-23) Calculating Investment Returns:

Review your organization Toyota and its treatment of allocated costs. Retrieve any report in the organization that allocates common costs to a division, product, or service. Recast that report with unallocated costs and comment on the usefulness of that revised report. If you cannot identify specific actual amounts, make

### Constructing Networks 1. Scheduled completion of the project 2. Critical path of the project 3. EST, LST, EF and LF for activities 4. Float for activities 5. Scheduled completion time for project

Please view the attached pdf and complete a network diagram and respond to the questions. 1. Scheduled completion of the project 2. Critical path of the project 3. EST, LST, EF and LF for activities 4. Float for activities 5. Scheduled completion time for project

### Bond contexts are noted.

please help with the following questions. 1. You are to choose between receiving \$909 today or \$1,000 in 12 months' time. Assuming interest rate of 10 per cent and rounding off the dollar, should you be indifferent between the two options? Why or why not? What does this tell you about the relationship between \$1 today and \$

### A collection of all state probabilities for a given system at any given period of time is called the transition probabilities. vector of state probabilities. fundamental matrix. equilibrium condition.

1. Which of the following are synonyms? Hungarian method, Flood's technique, and reduced matrix method Hungarian method, MODI, and Vogel's approximation method northwest corner rule, MODI, and reduced matrix method stepping-stone method, reduced matrix method, and northwest corner rule 2. A model containing a line

### When a conflict exists between management and shareholders, who should win? Why?

When a conflict exists between management and shareholders, who should win? Why?

### Find the mean and the standard deviation of the earnings per share for 12 companies selected at random from the list of Fortune 500 companies.

Please see attached doc for problem. Earnings Per Share The earnings per share (in dollars) for 12 companies selected at random from the list of Fortune 500 companies are A. Find the mean of earnings per share. \$__________ B. Find the standard deviation of earnings per share. \$__________

### Quality Assurance and Statistical Process Control at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

Quality at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company The name alone evokes images of luxury and quality. As the first hotel company to win the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the Ritz treats quality as if were the heartbeat of the company. This means a daily commitment to meeting customer expectations and making sure that each

### Define regression, time series plot, calculators to use

1. Define regression in your own words. 2. Define a time series plot your own words. 3. What are the four components of time series plots? 4. What programs or calculators can perform basic statistical calculations? 5. What programs or calculators can perform multiple statistical calculations involving a large

### What's first before we can determine the standard deviation?

How do we calculate the mean of a set of data? What do we have to do first before we can determine the standard deviation of a set of data? (What other values do we need first?) What is the shape of a normal frequency distribution's graph? What is the common term for the standardized score of a normal curve? Define

### Determining Normal and Crash Critical Paths

Activity Normal time Crash time Normal cost Crash cost 1-2 3 2 1000 1500 2-3 4 2 2000 4000 2-4 4 3 2500 3500 3-5 3 1 1500 2500 4-5 4 2 6000 12000 5-6 6 3 2000 5000 Determine: a) Normal critical path. b) Crash critical path. c) The first and last activities to be crashed. d)

### Accounting: calculate the budgeted gross profit.

For Nolte Company, the budgeted cost for one unit of product is direct materials \$10, direct labor \$20 and manufacturing overhead 90% of direct labor cost. If 25,000 units are expected to be sold at \$69 each, what is the budgeted gross profit?

### Expressing the manufacturing overhead rate

Morales Company's manufacturing overhead budget shows total variable cost of \$198,000 and total fixed cost of \$162,000. Total production in units is expected to be 160,000. It takes 15 minutes to make one unit, and the direct labor rate is \$15 per hour. Express the manufacturing overhead rate as a percentage of direct labor cost

### Research and Statistical Analysis: Analysis of article

Please give your opinion on the following article: There were an estimated 6,356,000 car accidents in the US in 2000. There were about 3.2 million injuries and 35,875 people were killed in auto accidents in 2000 based on data collected by the Federal Highway Administration. There were an estimated 6,289,000 police-reported

### Chart of statistical data: categorical variable

Collect some categorical data on a topic of interest to you and represent it in a statistical picture. Explain what you have done to make sure the picture is as useful as possible. EXAMPLE: A topic of interest to me is the Relationship between Exam Time and Exam Scores in an Online Intermediate Algebra Course. I feel that

### zero stock level to reorder

An inventory manager for a firm wants to determine the mean demand for a particular product in stock during the reorder lead time(the lag between from the time the products are ordered to the time the order is received). This information is needed to determine how far in advance of a zero stock level to reorder. Both demand an

### Inventory Management

Christine Yamaguchi is the manager of the A-to-Z Office Supply Company in Charlotte. The company attempts to gain an advantage over its competitors by providing quality customer service, which includes prompt delivery of orders by truck or van and always being able to meet customer demand from its stock. In order to achieve th

### Finance

In a Word document, upload your answers to the following questions below. Very importantly - show all your work. If your final answer is wrong, you can still receive partial credit if you show all of your steps and demonstrate a good understanding of the time value of money. 1. In two to three paragraphs, explain why the co

### Statistical analysis- observational study

Go to the Internet and locate a journal article that describes an observational study. Explain how it was done using the terminology in Chapter 5 of the Seeing Through Statistics, 3rd Edition textbook and whether you agree with the conclusions drawn by the author(s) of the article. Example: Hello! My son did a science ex

### 5 Year Average Annual Return

Using this formula.. r=(S/P)^1/n - 1 An investment of \$10,000 in the Emerging Country Debt Fund in 2001 was worth \$24,780 in 2006 (www.money.com). Use the formula above to find the 5 year average annual return. r equals S over P to the power of 1/n minus 1

### statistics - probabilities scenario participants

Read the scenario attached. The data given: Suppose 200 men and 200 women participate in a study and 280 report they prefer plain water. Of the participants preferring a sports drink, 80 were men and 40 were women. Find the various probabilities under a - f (omit g) below. a. What is the probability that a person p

### Calculating the Intrinsic Value of a Bond

Twin Oaks Health Center has a bond issue outstanding with a coupon rate of 7 percent and four years remaining until maturity. The par value of the bond is \$1,000, and the bond pays interest annually. a. Determine the current value of the bond if present market conditions justify a 14 percent required rate of return.

### Quantitative Analysis (See attachment)

Linear programing modeling . Please help with review questions. 1. A furniture manufacturer produces three products, desks, tables, and chairs. These products can be produced during either the morning shift or the evening shift. The morning shift has a labor cost of \$20 per hour with a maximum availability of 20,000 hours. The

### Probability of Loss

Find the optimal level of safety (probability of an accident) from a societal perspective using the data on the costs of safety given in the table below. Assume that an accident imposes costs on a victim equal to \$500,000. Probability Safety of Loss Expenditures 0.030 \$ 0 0.020 1,000 0.015 2,000 0.012

### tabular summaries, scatter diagram, statistical analysis

Motion picture Opening Sales Gross Sales Theaters Weeks in Top 60 Gross Sales CC 29.17 67.25 2574 16 67.25 LIL 0.15 6.65 119 22 6.65 BB 48.75 205.28 3858 18 205.28 U 10.9 24.47 1962 8 24.47 PP 0.06 0.23 24 4 0.23 FP 12.4 42.01 3275 14 42.01 HP 102.69 287.18 3858 13 287.18 MIL 23.11 82.89 3424 16 82.89 WN 24.11 55.85 227

### Use statistics to see why Disney wanted Pixar

Statistics - Walt Disney. Use statistics (median, mode, mean) to show why they were interested in buying Pixar. Data attached. Solution includes data in excel and excel formulas to get statistics. There is a graph to give a visual to support the response. Data cells can be changed and statistics and graph update automatic