Explore BrainMass

Business Math

Basic accounting concepts are summarized.

1.You have been nominated by your institution for a seminar because of your proficiency in basic accounting concepts. The participants and audience include college professors, practicing CPAs, and fellow students. The theme of the seminar is Basic Accounting Principles. You have been asked to share whether or not the statement "

Research Terminology Matching Assignment - Statistical terms

Research Terminology Matching Assignment Match the letter of the term on the right to the definition of that term on the left. Definitions Terms 1. A research study which includes repeated observations over a period of time. ____ A. Interval B. Cross-sectional C. Ordinal D. Basic research E. Exploratory F. Lo

break-even quantity

FLEXO markets shoes under its brand name. Recently it developed a new product.The investment in the product was $1.5 million. The company expected to depreciate the investments over the TEN-year-period. Annual depreciation is used as an element of fixed costs. The project overhead cost per year was $350,000. The labor cost was $

Forecast Errors for Sophisticated Models

What implications do forecast errors have for the search for ultrasophisticated statistical forecasting model? All forecasts contain some error whether the model is simple or sophisticated, because forecasts are predictions of the future based on past data. Forecast errors can be caused by changes in conditions that generated

Using Excel Formulas and Functions to create a worksheet to track grades and GPA

I want to create a worksheet to track my grades and GPA. What formulas and/ or functions might I use? Explain why I chose the specific formula and/or function. These are some of my classes,and grades. Accounting for Non-Accounting Major-------D+ Marketing-------------C Academic Strategies for the Business Professional---

Wooden Toys

This solution explains how this should be done to capture the necessary information in the LP model.

Estimating the Price of a Bond

Bond X is a premium bond making annual payments. The bond pays an 13 percent coupon, has a YTM of 9 percent, and has 24 years to maturity. Bond Y is a discount bond making annual payments. This bond pays a 9 percent coupon, has a YTM of 13 percent, and also has 24 years to maturity. If interest rates remain unchanged, you would

Calculating coupon rate in the given case

Ashes Divide Corporation has bonds on the market with 13.5 years to maturity, a YTM of 9.4 percent, and a current price of $1,075.6. The bonds make semiannual payments. The coupon rate on these bonds must be ??? percent.

Amortizing a Personal loan

One of your customers is delinquent on his accounts payable balance. You've mutually agreed to a repayment schedule of $600 per month. You will charge .6 percent per month interest on the overdue balance. If the current balance is $16,823.05, it will take ??? months for the account to be paid off.

Analyzing the impact of fluctuations in currency values

Analyze the following and report on your conclusions: a. At the current exchange rate of $1.40 per euro, a company sells 5 million bouters to the European Community (EC) at $100 per bouter. i. What will happen to this company's sales if the dollar appreciates by 15 percent? ii. What will happen to the company's sales i

Economy Market

Given an economy that is operating at less than the full employment level, analyze the effects of an increase in consumer confidence on the following markets. Start with an initial equilibrium in each market. 1. The market for goods and services and the relevant variables in the market. 2. The money market and the relevan

Estimating the Index Model using Historical Data

See the attached file. Estimating The Index Model Using Historical Data a. Using the "excess returns" for ABC, XYZ, and Market listed in the table near-by, compute the following statistical values: 1. Average 2. Variance 3. Std Deviation 4. Correlation (ABC:Market) 5. Covariance (Covariance.P, ABC:Market) 6. Beta I

Operations Management and Productivity

Calculate the productivity C. A. Ratchet, the local auto mechanic, finds that it usually takes him 2 hours to diagnose and fix a typical problem. What is his daily productivity (assume an 8 hour day)? Mr. Ratchet believes he can purchase a small computer trouble-shooting device, which will allow him to find and fix a prob

A one million dollar simulation is examined.

Pretend that you have been given $1,000,000.00 to spend as you choose on physical items. You can only buy one of each thing. You must buy exactly 20 items. You donâ??t have to include tax and shipping. Spend exactly 1,000,000.00 to the penny. Include a picture and detailed description of each item and why you bought it.

Accounting: Relevant Costs

A company 'A' needs 10,000 units of a certain part to use in its production cycle. If the company buys the part from another company 'B', company 'A' cannot use the excess capacity for another manufacturing activity. Forty percent of the overhead will continue regardless of what decision is made. Cost for company 'A' to make the

Companies hire people with MBA degrees with high salaries

1. Why do companies hire people with MBA degrees with high salaries? 2. Would you please briefly suggest what are important math/statistics topics that you think to include in such courses? 3. Every manager can do simple math calculations (adding and subtracting numbers). So, managers can see what is the earning of the comp

General statistics are assessed.

Could you explain to me how you get the amount in the lost column such as day 1 = 25 etc.? Day RN Demand Unsold Lost Profit 1 52 200 0 25 175*0.2-25*0.1=32.5 2 6 100 75 0 100*0.2-75*0.3=-2.5 3 50 200 0 25 175*0.2-25*0.1=32.5 4 88 250 0 75 175*0.2-75*0.1=27.5 5 53 200 0 25 175*0.2-25*0.1=32.5

Calculating equilibrium price and quantity level..

Office building maintenance plans call for the stripping, waxing, and buffing of ceramic floor tiles. This work is contracted out to maintenance firms, and both technology and labor requirements are very basic. Supply and demand conditions in this perfectly competitive service market in New York are: QS = 2P

Management Statistical Decision

1. What are the elements of a decision? How does statistical decision theory differ in conditions of certainty and uncertainty? When making a decision, can doing nothing be a valid alternative? Why? 2. What skills do managers need today? Are these skills different from management skills of 50 years ago? Why? 3. In manageme

Examinatoion of the capital employed ratio formula

The capital employed ratio formula is used to determine how efficiently capital is being used to generate sales. It subtracts all assets not directly associated with operations, such as investments, and divides the remainder into annual sales. The variables are as follows: AR(Annualized revenue) / [ C(Capit

Vary as square-application

The heat H developed in an electric resistor varies jointly as the time t and the square of the current i in the resistor. If H0 (the zero is slightly below the H) joules of heat are developed in t0 seconds (the zero is slightly below the t) with i0 amperes (the zero is slightly below the i) passing through the resistor, how mu

Analyze training effectiveness using statistical measures

Choose either the t-test or ANOVA and explain how it might be used to analyze training effectiveness. What are some statistical measures you might use to determine whether your organization's retention rates are on par with the industry standard?

Annual rice yield given number of acres planted and harvested

The annual rice yield (in pounds), is given by the equation y-hat = 859 + 5.76a + 3.82b, where 'a' is the number of acres planted (in thousands), and 'b' is the number of acres harvested (in thousands). Predict the annual rice yield (in pounds) when the number of acres planted is 3275 (in thousands) and the number of acres harv

Elementary math problems

1. Describe what category (Join, Separate, Part-Part Whole) the problem fits in and which sub-type (Result unknown, Change unknown, Start unknown, Part unknown, Whole unknown) it is. 2. Describe the strategy the student uses for each question. 3. Describe how Problem 6 differs from Problem 7, other than in the contexts a

Calculate EPS and effect of stock split on EPS

Please help with the following problem. During the year ended December 31,2009, Gluco, Inc., split its stock on a 3-for-1 basis. In its annual report for 2008, the firm reported net income of $3,703,920 for 2008, with an average 268,400 shares of common stock outstanding for that year. There was no preferred stock. Required

Business Research and Statistics

I really need help with these questions. 1. As a part of their customer-service program, United Airlines wanted to select 10 passengers from today's 9 A.M. Chicago-Tampa flight to be interviewed regarding airport facilities, service, and amenities in the waiting area. Each passenger was given a number on check in, starting