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    Production variances

    The production manager for Beer etc. produces two kinds of beer: light (L) and dark (D). Two resources used to produce beer are malt and wheat. He can get, at most, 4800 oz. of malt per week and 3200 oz. of wheat per week. Each bottle of light beer requires 12 oz. of malt and 4 oz. of wheat, while a bottle of dark beer uses 8 oz

    Data research, tasks and subtasks.

    Using the outcomes from the attached essay and powerpoint, make recommendations regarding this business research issue or opportunity based on your findings. I'm only using this as an example because in Sept. I'll need to know how to make one of these on a subject chosen by my teacher! Then, develop an action plan based on yo

    Evaluating Profit

    Acme estimates marginal revenue on a product to be 200q^-1/3 dollars per unit when the level of production is q units. The corresponding marginal cost is 2q dollars per unit. Suppose the profit is $300 when the level of production is 1 unit. What is Acme's profit when 8 units are produced? (Note: P'(t) = R'(t) - C'(t) and P(0)

    Business Mathematics

    1) A real estate agent earns a 1.75% commission on the selling prices of a house. If the salesman earned $35,000 last year, what were his total sales for the year? 2) A real estate agent is paid a commission of one and three-quarter percent of the total value of the house which she sells each month. How much does she earn in

    Marginal Tax Rate

    Market Value of a condominium 5% Municipal bonds expected annual yield 5% High-yield corporate stocks 8% Savings Account 3% annual yield High growth common stocks 10% annual yield How do I calculate a 28% marginal tax rate on all investments?

    Cost Accounting Multiple Choice

    1) The basic types of cost accounting system are: A)Job order cost systems, activity based cost systems and process cost systems. (B) Direct cost system and indirect cost systems (C) Complete job cost systems and work in process cost system. (D) Fixed cost systems and variable cost systems 2) In ABC, only one cost driver sh

    Managerial Accounting : Currency Conversion, Overheads, Inventory (17 Problems)

    1) Quintal imports a desk from a French manufacturer for sale in its chain of U.S stores. The cost of a desk to Quintal is 2,000 Euros. What is the dollar cost of one of these desks if the exchange rate is currently 1.117 Euros per U.S dollar? (round to the nearest cent) A) $1,117.00 (B) $1,254.46 (C) 1790.51 (D) some other am

    Budgeting and Comparison Shopping

    You are looking into purchasing computer equipment for your at-home business, personal recruiting. Since you are just starting out, you have set an initial budget of 1500.00, but would like to save as much as you can. Use the comparative shopping web search engines in the library to conduct the following research. You may al

    Logistics and Project Management

    Betty Products Inc. manufactures three products on two machines. In a typical week 40 hours are available on each machine. The profit contribution and production time in hours per unit follows: Category Product 1 Product 2 Product 3 Profit/unit $30 $50 $20 Machine 1 time/unit

    Learning Curves Rate in Labor

    If unit 1 requires 200 hours to produce and the labor records for an Air Force contract of 50 units indicates an average labor content of 63.1 hours per unit (see attached file). a) What was the learning rate? b) What total additional number of labor-hours would be required for a follow on Air Force contract of 50 units? c

    Capital Structure: Repurchase of stock

    The Tivoli Company has no debt outstanding, and its financial position is given by the following data: Assets (book = market) $5,000,000 EBIT $750,000 Cost of equity, rs 10% Stock price, P0 $10 Shares outstanding, n0 500,000 Tax rate, T (federal-plus-state) 40% The firm is considering selling bonds and simultaneousl

    Distribution Model and Dividend Per Share

    The Big Corporation expects next year's net income to be $20 million. The firm's debt ratio is currently 30%. Big has $18 million of profitable investment opportunities, and it wishes to maintain its existing debt ratio. According to the residual distribution model (assuming all payments are in the form of dividends), how

    Stock Splits and Dividends

    After a 5 for 1 stock split, the Strasburg Comapny paid a divident of $0.75 per new share, shich represents a 9% increase over last years pre-sp;it dividend . waht was last year's dividend per share?

    Statistical sampling versus non-statistical sampling

    1. Which is better, statistical sampling or non-statistical sampling? Why? 2. Should Generally Accepted Auditing Standards prescribe specific risk levels that auditors must use? Why or why not? 3. Which assertion is most important for fair presentation of financial statements?

    Use cost-benefit analysis to determine appropriate measures of quality.

    Given: Your company produces and sells widgets with annual sales of $100 million. A recent quality audit revealed that 15% of the widgets manufactured were defective. The following are estimates of the costs associated with passing defective widgets: Replacements $1,500,000 Lost Business 2,000,000 Productivity 500,00

    Which of the following lists correctly ranks investments from highest to lowest returns and risk (thus, the highest risk security should be shown first, the lowest risk securities shown last)?

    Over the past 75 years, we have observed that investments with the highest average annual returns also tend to have the highest standard deviations of their annual returns. This observation supports the notion that there is a positive correlation between risk and return. Which of the following lists correctly ranks investments

    Problem: Compute Labor/total productivity level change for Shopping Cart manufacturing Company adopting new system over the prevailing one. Solution: Compare Cart/labour & Cart/$ productivity for prevailing & new system & view the result

    1. A company that makes shopping carts for supermarkets and other stores recently purchased some new equipment that reduces the labor content of the jobs needed to produce the shopping carts. Prior to buying the new equipment, the company used five workers, who produced an average of 80 carts per hour. Labor cost was $10/hour

    Productivity (Labor, Total) Calculations

    1. A company that makes shopping carts for supermarkets and other stores recently purchased some new equipment that reduces the labor content of the jobs needed to produce the shopping carts. Prior to buying the new equipment, the company used five workers, who produced an average of 80 carts per hour. Labor cost was $10/hour

    Constant Growth Valuation for Common Stock of Keller Corp.

    You are considering an investment in the common stock of Keller Corp. The stock is expected to pay a dividend of $2 a share at the end of the year (D1 = $2.00). The stock has a beta equal to 0.09 , The risk free rate is 5.6%, and the market risk premium is 6%. The stock's dividend is expected to grow at some constant rate g.

    Pair of Bond Values Questions

    The Heymann company's bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually; the bonds have a $1,000 at maturity. Bond L has a maturity of 15 years, and Bond S a maturity of 1 year. a/ What will be the value of each of these bonds when the going rate of interest is (1) 5 percent, (2) 8 %, and (3) 12 %. Assume

    Effects on Break Even Points

    Would each of the following increase, decrease, or have an indeterminant effect on a firm's breakeven point (unit sales)? a. An increase in the sales price with no change in unit costs. b. An increase in fixed costs accompanied by a decrease in variable costs. c. A new firm decides to use MACRS depreciation for both book an

    Project Scheduling and PERT/CPM

    Hannaford (A solution can be generated by using PERT/CPM) Hannaford distributes a variety of food products that are sold through grocery store and supermarket outlets. The company receives orders directly from the individual outlets, with a typical order requesting the delivery of several cases of anywhere from 20 to 50 diff

    Testable Hypothesis

    If a researcher was working for homeland security in the name one specific problem that they might have to research today. what would be a research question that would be needed to solve this particular problem. Based on your intuition, or what you have read about this problem, state a testable hypothesis that might help solve t

    Simulate the Next Six Orders

    See the attached file(s). A small supplier receives orders from three different companies for a certain price of electrical equipment. Forty-five percent of the orders come from Firm A, 35 percent from Firm B and the remainder from Firm C. Order sizes vary, depending on the firm involved. In the past orders were as follows:

    Difference between Cost of Capital and WACC

    Part A: What is the difference between "Cost of Capital" and "Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)"? Why is this difference important? Why do firms calculate WACC? Why is this number important? Part B: Describe the following terms and their relative importance to stock issues: IPO, underwriter, spread, prospectus, un

    Price and terms of swap

    A U.S. Company has a foreign subsidiary in London. Concerned about translation risk for the upcoming fiscal year (beginning in 60 days), the treasurer of the U.S. company is contemplating entering into a currency swaption expiring in 60 days with an exercise rate of 5.24%(pounds)/3.84%(dollars). The underlying swap is a convent

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