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Stages of the research process and brainstorming

1. You have a good understanding of math and a knack of explaining math to others. Several of your friends have asked you to help their kids with math. Now you are considering making some extra money doing private tutoring, and would like to conduct online research about your chances of success. Describe how you would apply the

Project Probability with Variance Given

A project has an expected duration of 34 weeks with a critical path variance of 6. Suppose the project network is given and the critical path is identified on the network. Suppose the normal time, crash time, and the associated cost for each activity is given. You have been asked by your supervisor to prepare a research paper t

Compute the current price of a stock in the given cases.

Problem 1 Suppose a dividend of $1.25 was paid. The stock has a required rate of return of 11.2% and investors expect the dividend to grow at a constant rate of 10%. Complete parts (a) through (e) below. a) Compute D0, D1, D2, D3 and D7. b) Compute the present value of the dividends for t = 3 years. c) Compute the current ma

Euclidean and Rectilinear Distance Problem: The ODU Bookstore

The ODU bookstore has decided to promote its new opening by having a shopping spree. The winner of the shopping spree will have to abide by the following rules. They will have 10 minutes to grab as many items as possible from the store. They must place a shopping cart in one spot and leave it there for the entire duration of the

Using Statistics to Solve a Problem

Need assistance with this statistic problem - (in excel format) "Lies, damned lies, and statistics" is a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments, and the tendency of people to disparage statistics that do not support their positions. It is also sometimes

Solving First In, First Out Accounting Problems

This is the following problem: Idaho Paper Co include the following information relating to the current year: Dec 31 Jan 1 Materials inventory................................................... $20,000 $25,000 Work in process invent

Decision Tree: Diamond Chemicals

Rob Johnson is a product manager at Diamond Chemicals, which is considering whether to launch a new product line that will require it to build a new facility. The technology required to produce the new product is yet untested. If Rob decides to build the new facility and the process is successful, Diamond Chemicals will realize

Stock Market and Decision Tree Analysis

Mr. T must decide whether to invest $10,000 in the stock market (SM) or saving bond (SB) at an interest rate of 8%. If he invests in the stock market for a year and the market is good, he could get a 12% return on his money. On the other hand, if the market is bad, he will get nothing. Suppose there is a 60% chance of a good

The Hoggs Corn and Wheat Farm

The Hogg company are a group of Oklahoma agricultural producers. The Hoggs want to derive a production process that will satisfy their goals. These farmers can produce corn, wheat, and/or hogs. The acreage they can cultivate for crops is 1100 acres, of which 600 acres is for corn production and 500 acres for wheat production. T

Statistical Tools- Pros and Cons

In detail, what statistical tools would apply and how they would be used when analyzing financial information for each of the selected organizations to assess for value. Discuss the pros and cons of each statistic tool. Choose one domestic and one global organization from the Financial Times 500 as opposed to Fortune 500 wit

Appropriate Statistical Analysis: Beauty, Seniority and Salary

A fashion student was interested in factors that predicted the salaries of catwalk models. She collected data from 231 models. For each model she asked them their salary per day on days when they were working (salary), their age (age), how many years they had worked as a model (years), and then got a panel of experts from modeli

Managerial Accounting for Subsidiaries

The following data summarize the operating performance of your company's wholly owned Canadian subsidiary for 2009 to 2011. The cost of capital for this subsidiary is 10 percent. (000,000)

Statistics: Company Effects of Rising Gas Prices

Imagine that you are a manager at a delivery service and you are creating a report to project the effects on your company of rising gas prices in the next ten years. Using the attached document as statistical analysis as your basis and outside scholarly resources to support your claims, Include the following considerations:

Foreign Branches of Companies and U.S. Tax Deduction

Six years ago, NewCo, Inc., a domestic manufacturer of mold-injection systems, established a sales and service operation in Madrid, Spain. The Madrid office was structured as a Spanish corporation, but NewCo made a check-the-box election to treat the operation as a branch in order to obtain a U.S. tax deduction for the branch's

U.S. Taxation of International Transactions when Liquidating or Selling

Finco is a wholly owned Finnish manufacturing subsidiary of Winco, a domestic corporation that manufactures and markets residential window products throughout the world. Winco has been Finco's sole shareholder since Finco was organized in 1990. At the end of the current year, Winco sells all of Finco's stock to an unrelated fore

Strategic Management Plan for SUV Company

Can you help me with the development of a 4 year strategic management plan with quantifiable goals and measures? Please provide environmental scanning of current conditions in the area of expansion including economy, competition, political stability. etc. Please address internal resource analysis such as managerial and financi

U.S. Taxation of International Transactions

Can you help me with the following scenarios below concerning U.S. taxation on international transactions? Scenario 1: USAco, a domestic corporation, forms a Canadian subsidiary, CANco, to distribute USAco's widgets in Canada. USAco sells widgets to CANco for resale in Canada, providing CANco with USAco's unique distribution

Taxation of International Transactions

In each of the following independent situations involving transfers of tangible property, determine which transfer pricing methods applies and compute a transfer price using the appropriate method. Show all of your computations. a) Dougco, a domestic corporation, owns 100% of Thaico, a Thailand corporation. Dougco manufacture

Audit Sampling Applications

Below are statements or examples related to audit sampling applications. Indicate, using the correct letter, which concept is most closely associated with the statement or example. Each concept may be related to more than one statement or example. A. Statistical sampling B. Nonstatistical sampling C. Sampling risk D. Nons

Inventory calculations

Jefferson Company had the following sales and purchases during 2011, it first year of business: January 5 - Purchased 40 units at $100 each February 15 - Sold 15 units at $150 each April 10 - Sold 10 units at $150 each June 30 - Purchased 30 units at $105 each August 15 - Sold 25 units at $150 each

Dealing With Financials - The Bonnie and Clyde Company

At year end, Bonnie Company has accounts receivable of $112,000. The allowance for uncollectible accounts has a balance prior to adjustment of $(400). In other words, there were fewer specific write-offs than estimated, leaving an excess in the allowance account. Net credit sales for the year were $315,000 and 3% is estimated

Statistics - Measuring Quality

I am trying to determine what to use in measuring the quality characteristics of my PC and Laptop business and also how often I should conduct a statistical analysis.

Financial Statements

Part I. Discuss the terms listed below in detail by expanding on the definition as given and explaining in depth why these concepts are important to financial statements. - Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP); - International Accounting Standards (IFRS); - Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); - Annu