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Financial Calculations

Sales for Hanebury Corporation's just-ended year were $12 million. Sales were $6 million 5 years earlier. Suppose someone calculated the sales growth for Hanebury as follows: Sales doubled in 5 years. This represents a growth of 100% in 5 years; dividing 100% by 5 results in an estimated growth rate of 20% per year.

Consumer Mathematics

1. The marks in a chemistry course have a mean of 79 and a standard deviation of 12. The marks in a biology course have a mean of 70 and a standard deviation of 18. Emmanuelle has a mark of 90 in both classes. Which mark do you consider to be a higher grade? 2. Researchers have observed that regular smokers have an average li

annual rate for this loan

Many tax preparation firms offer their clients a refund anticipation loan. (RAL) For a fee, the firm will give a client his refund is filed. The loan is repaid when the Internal Revenue Service sends the refund directly to the firm. Thus, the RAL fee is equivalent to the interest charge for a loan. The schedule in the table

Coding Help

You are setting up a program for programming codes for a universal TV remote controller. Each code will have five digits and cannot include a 0 or repeat any digits. How many codes: a) do not contain a 7? b) have 3 as the third digits and 5 as the fifth digit? c) begin with an even number? d) begin and end with an ev

Fractions in Real Life Situations

What are some examples of real-life situations where the addition of fractions, multiplication of fractions, or division of fractions might be required? Select one, and discuss your methodology for solving problems in this situation.

Tax effect of transaction

A firm is selling an existing asset for $5000. The asset when purchased cost $10,000, was depreciated under MACRS using a five-year recovery period and has been depreciated for four full years. If the assumed tax rate is 40% on ordinary income and capital gains, the tax effect of this transaction is: A. $0 tax liability B.

Calculating market risk premium

What is the market risk premium if the risk free rate is 5% and the expected market return is given as follows State of Nature Probability Return Boom 20% 30% Average 70% 15% Recession 10%

Ratio and Proportion

According to a professor from the University of Minnesota, your maximum ideal waist size is directly proportional to your hip size. For a woman with 40 inch hips, the max ideal waist size is 32 inches. What is the maximum ideal waist size for a woman with 35 inch hips?

Consumer Math & Finacial Managment/Compound intrest

In 1777, Jacob DeHaven loaned George Washington's Army $450,000 in gold and supplies. Due to a disagreement over the method of repayment 9gold vs. Continental money), DeHaven was never repaid, dying penniless. In 1989, his descendants sued the US Government over the 212 year old debt. If the DeHaven's used an intrest rate of 6%

Ratios, percents, interests, problem solving

1 If you drive 151.7miles on 8.2 gallons of gas, what is the simplified ratio of miles to gallons? 2 Solve the proportion for the item represented by a letter: 3 Solve the proportion for the item represented by a letter: 4 If two quarts of paint are needed for 75 ft of fence, how many quarts are needed f

Chow industries: Cash collection

Chow Industries expects credit sales for January, February, and March to be $200,000, $260,000, and $310,000, respectively. It is expected that 70% of the sales will be collected in the month of sale, and 30% will be collected in the following month. Compute cash collections from customers for each month.

US to Yen A television set sells for $1,000 U.S. dollars. In the spot market, $1 = 110 Japanese yen. If purchasing power parity holds, what should be the price (in yen) of the same television set in Japan? a. 80,000 yen b. 90,000 yen c. 100,000 yen d. 110,000 yen

A television set sells for $1,000 U.S. dollars. In the spot market, $1 = 110 Japanese yen. If purchasing power parity holds, what should be the price (in yen) of the same television set in Japan? a. 80,000 yen b. 90,000 yen c. 100,000 yen d. 110,000 yen

Compounding Interest on an Investment: Example Problem

Could you please show how to reach a solution for the following problem, rounding the answer to the nearest year? You're trying to save to buy a new $170,000 Ferrari. You have $40,000 today that can be invested at your bank. The bank pays 5.3 percent interest on its accounts. How long will it be before you have enough to the

Network Flow Model and Optimal Solution

Management Science Problem An information system consultant who lives in Naperville, IL must spend the majority of the month of June 2010 onsite with a client in San Francisco. His travel schedule for the month is as follows. Leave Naperville Leave San Francisco Friday, June 4

variables and state parameters

X(year) - 1990,1991,1992,1993,1994,1995,1996 y(millions) - 5.3,7.6,11,16,24.1,33.8,43.4 1.Plot on graph - define variables and state parameters 2. what type of function models the behavior of the graph? Why 3. create an equation(model) that fits the graph. on a new set of axes draw your model and comment on differences 4.

Population Modeling with Least-Squares Error Analysis

Please refer to the attached Microsoft Word document pertaining to homework instructions. Consider the following results of measurements of a function P(t): T 0 1 2 3 4 P 100 101 108 140 230 Assume that the data set can be modeled by a function P = P0 + B ta a) Determine P0. Use the Ln-test (logarithm) to show that t

Exercise Writing and Solving Functions

Exercises Section 2.1: Exercise 96 Solve each problem by writing and solving an equation. 96. World grain demand. Freeport McMoRan projects that in 2010 world grain supply will be 1.8 trillion metric tons and the supply will be only ¾ of world grain demand. What will world grain demand be in 2010? Section 2.2: Exercise:

Modelling - Population Growth

The following data represent the development of a certain population P in time t: [Please refer to the attachment for the table] a) Determine the best way to model the data, for example by a modified logistic model. b) Determine appropriate parameters for the model type chosen. c) Calculate the relative error of your m

Modelling - Population Growth

The following data represent the development of a certain population P in time t: [Please refer to the attachment for the table] a) Determine the best way to model the data, for example by a logistic model. b) Determine appropriate parameters for the model type choosen. c) Calculate the relative error of your model. d) Us

Beginners guide to converting between fractions and percents

I am at a total loss as how to convert fractions into percents and vice versa. I need a detailed explanation as it would be taught to the original grade level. Here is an example. What is the % of 2/5 (i think 40 or .40???) I don't know how to get to that though. and how do you convert 40% then into a fraction? HELP!

Rational Expression Word Problems: Estimate the Costs

Assistance with word problems needed. Please show steps to problems. Please see the attachment for proper formatting. Thank you in advance 120. Toxic pollutants. The annual cost in dollars for removing p% of the toxic chemicals from a town's water supply is given by the formula C(p) = 500,000 _______

ratios and proportions .

Choose an example of ratios and proportions from the textbook or real life and present a step-by-step solution. Choose an example of a rational expression (uniform motion problem, work problems, purchasing problems or formulas) from the textbook or real life and present a step-by-step solution. Explain how solving a prop

Gradient, Fraction and Sampling Word Problems

Please post all the steps for the problems below and number them accordingly so that I can follow along and understand the process. Thank you! 1. Rise and run. If the rise is 3/2 and the run is 5, then what is the ratio of the rise to the run ? 2. Fast food. If four out of the five doctors prefer fast food, then at a

Ratio and Proportion /Graph and Analyze Linear Functions

1. A lawyer bills her clients $300 per hour of service. If a client's case requires 17 hours to complete, use a proportion to calculate how much the client will owe the lawyer (excluding tax). 2. A new virus is released on the internet; the administrator of a department's Local Area Network (LAN) is given five minutes by a

Quantitative Reasoning

HardWood, Inc., produces and sells the finest quality pool tables in all of Madison County, Iowa. The company expects the following sales and expense in 2009 for its tables: Sales (1,000 tables @ $500 per table) $ 500,000 Variable expenses 200,000 Fixed expenses 60,000 A. What is the contribution margin

Solving Ratio and Proportion Word Problems

1. Rise and run. If the rise is 3/2 and the run is 5, then what is the ratio of the rise to the run? 2. New product. A taste test with 200 randomly selected people found that only three of them said that they would buy a box of new Sweet Wheats cereal. How many boxes could the manufacturer expect to sell in a country of

Tax deduction - Total Medical Cost

Tracy decided to choose an insurance plan, the monthly cost of which is $18 and the deductible is $500. The insurance pays 85% of all expenses after the deductible. The total expenses Tracy spends during the year is $718.76. Tracy's total medical cost of the year with this plan is $_______

Ratio , Proportion and Measurement

Solve The Following Problems 1. Given that 1 acre equals 43,560 square feet, a rectangular area 1230 feel long by 675 feet wide is how many acres? 2. You plan to treat both sides of a roadway with 35 gallons of herbicide mix per acre. The treatment area is 2.6 miles long and the road shoulders are 35 feet wide. How much

Simplifying Fractions: Examples

1. The sum of (3/ x + 2/y) 2. Express as a single fraction in simplest form (x+2)/ 4 - (x-3)/ 3 3. Express as a single fraction in lowest term: {(y^2-16) / (2y+6)}{(y+3)/(y-4)} 4. Perform the indicated operations and express the result in simplest terms: {(x+ 3) (x^2-x-6)} / {(2x+4) (2x+6)} {(x^2 + 5

Lesson Plan for Fraction Equivalency

I know that working with models helps students conceptually understand mathematics they might otherwise simply memorize and apply. I need help to develop a lesson plan in which students are taught to manipulate and work with two models that show fraction equivalency: one area/region model and one length/set model. 1. Have