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Forming a constraint

5. The production manager for the Whoppy soft drink company is considering the production of 2 kinds of soft drinks: regular and diet. The company operates one "8 hour" shift per day. Therefore, the production time is 480 minutes per day. During the production process, one of the main ingredients, syrup is limited to maximum pr

Case Problem 2 River City Fire Department - Staffing - probability distribution

The staff for each unit, the additional firefighters to cover daily absents, the probability of overtime work and with 3 a unit organization, how many firefighters for each unit and the total number of full time firefighters for the department. This is a case problem from my Applied Decision Methods course taken from Chapter 10

The Phoenix Corporation

The Phoenix Corporation has the following financial statistics: · expected EBIT next year without new financing $10 million · expected interest payment next year $ 1.0 million · company tax rate

Bond Valuation

You wish to purchase a 20-year, $1,000 face balue bond that makes semiannual interest payments of $40. If you require a 10% nominal yield to maturity, what price should you be willing to pay for the bond?

Bond Valuation

Which of the following bonds have the greatest percentage increase in value if all interest rates decrease by 1%? 20-year, zero coupon bond, 10-year, zero coupon bond, 20-year, 10% coupon bond, 20-year, 5% coupon bond, or 1-year, 10% coupon bond.

Determining the Bond Valuation

Question: Leggio Corporation issued 20-year, 7% annual coupon bonds at their par value of $1,000 one year ago. Today, the market interest rate on these bonds has dropped to 6%. What is the new price of the bonds, given that they now have 19 years to maturity?

Operation Management: Economic Order Quantity and Delay During Lead Time

Please see the attached file for the fully formatted problems. Problem #1- This is a production type EOQ problem, where the units produced each day go directly to inventory. Most production problems are treated as gradual delivery problems. Note that the carrying cost is 30% of the cost of making an individual DVD (.30 x 2.

Cost Management

A company has two major businesses that it operates. One business manufactures and sells unicycles for commercial use in circuses, etc. (total sales of $150M), and the other sells bicycles to the public (total sales of $20M). The unicycle business occupies 75,000 square feet of the manufacturing warehouse and the bicycle busines

Business Math : Rent Problem

Complete the following exercise in your groups: Kim and Dan Bergholt are both government workers. They are considering purchasing a home in the Washington D.C. area for about $280,000. They estimate monthly expenses for utilities at $220, maintenance at $100, property taxes at $380, and home insurance payments at $50. Their o

Circumstances that Statistical Sampling is Useful

1.) Generally, under what circumstances is statistical sampling useful? Describe a situation, preferably related to your work, where statistical sampling might be useful and in general terms how you would do it. 2.) Discuss what you consider to be the relevant aspects of describing data. Explain and tell why.

Sales, cost, and profit

2-3 paragraphs Details: Les Fleurs, a boutique in Paris, France, had the following accounts in its accounting records at December 31, 20X2 (amounts in Euros, denoted as "E") Purchases..................... E250,000 Freight In.................. E8,000 Sales discounts............. 4,000 Purchase returns........ 7,000

Book Value versus Market Value

Filer Manufacturing has 9.5 million shares of common stock outstanding. The current share price is $53 and the book value per share is $5. Filer manufactureing also has tow bond issues outstanding. The first bond issue has a face value of $75 million and has 8 percent coupon and sells for 93 percent of par. The second issue

Formulating a decision model

Problem in the attached. The New York City Development Corporation has just purchased a small hotel for conversion to condominium apartments. The building, in a popular area of New York, will be highly marketable, and each condominium sale is expected to yield a good profit. The conversion process, however, includes se

Statistics Problems and Sampling

Part 1 a. Select the first three letters of your last name. Each letter has a numerical place value in the alphabet; for example D is 4, L is 12 and Z is 26. Add the three place values together; for example Wallace would yield WAL which is 23+1+12 = 36. Show your work. My last name is LOWE b. Multip

Classified balance sheet

Prepare the classified balance sheet of Maltbee Lawn Service at August 31. Doug Maltbee formed a lawn service business as a summer job. To start the business on May 1, he deposited $1,000 in a new bank account in the name of the proprietorship. The $1,000 consisted of a $600 loan from his father and $400 of his own money. Dou


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Perform a two-tailed test comparing response rates

Please review 10.5 A 20-minute consumer survey mailed to 500 adults aged 25-34 included a $5 Starbucks gift certificate. The same survey was mailed to 500 adults aged 25-34 without the gift certificate. There were 65 responses from the first group and 45 from the second group. (a) Perform a two-tailed test comparing the respo

Break-even and costs

Use the following information to answer the questions. A friend of yours is trying to determine whether to open a sandwich stand at the local mall based on the following data. She expects total fixed costs per year of $24,000, a sale price per sandwich of $3.00, and variable costs per sandwich of $1.80. The break-even lev

Dividends and net income

Use the following information and the percent-of-sales method to answer questions. Below is the 2004 year-end balance sheet for Banner, Inc. Sales for 2004 were $1,600,000 and are expected to be $2,000,000 during 2005. In addition, we know that Banner plans to pay $90,000 in 2005 dividends and expects projected net income o

Preferred stock value

Sacramento Light & Power issued preferred stock in 1998 that had a par value of $85. The preferred stock pays a dividend of 5.75%. Investors require a rate of return of 6.50% today on this stock. What is the value of the preferred stock today? Round to the nearest $1.

Business mathematics

See attached for proper formatting ________________________________________ Exercise 2-2 Classification of Costs as Period or Product Costs [LO2] Suppose that you have been given a summer job at Fairwings Avionics, a company that manufactures sophisticated radar sets for commercial aircraft. The company, which is private

Certificates of Deposit (CD's)

Conduct an internet search for information on certificates of deposit. Discuss your findings in terms of what CDs are available and their rates. Calculate how much you would stand to make if you invested $1,000 on the best CD that you found. Also, calculate how amount of return on a $1,000 investment on the least desirable that

Rediscounted Note

Marbury Bank was the holder of a 3-month note dated June 18th with a discount rate of 12%. The face value was $10,000. On July 20th, Marbury Bank rediscounted the note at LaPlata Bank at 11%. Discuss how to calculate how much Marbury Bank loaned to the maker of the note and how must Marbury would receive when the note was redisc

Interest on a loan

The list price for a radio is 22% higher than its net price. If the net price is $29.00, what is the list price? What is the amount of the trade discount? A certified public accountant discounts a bill to $294.00 when a client pays in cash, within 10 days. If the cash discount is 1.5%, how much would the customer have paid if

Price of stock

1) Megan made two announcements concerning its common stock today. First, the company announced that its next annual dividend has been set at $2.16 a share. Secondly, the company announced that all future dividends will increase by 4% annually. What is the maximum amount you should pay to purchase a share of Megan's stock if

Characteristics of a Bell Curve; probability calculations, sample confidence

1. Give at least 5 characteristics of the Bell Curve 2. For a normally distributed population, mean of 6.5 and standard deviation of 4, compute: a. The probability of picking one item from the population and having it fall between 6.5 and 14.5 b. The probability of picking one item and having it fall above 14

Probability: 20 people in a room, 15 men and 5 women

There are 20 people in a room, 15 men and 5 women. Ten of the men are 30 years of age or older and the other five are under 30. Four of the women are under 30 and one is over 30. If I pick a person at random what is the probability of picking a man? A woman? If I pick a person at random what is the probability the pe

Determining Incremental Gain (Please See Attachment)

XYZ telemarketing company uses an outbound dialer to contact potential sales customers. Each day they have a different file size or potential customers and a different number of employees working. The dial through number represents the number of attempts made to call each guest (Dials/Number of Files). The conversion rate repres