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Minimum Expected Opportunity Loss

*1.In a multiple regression model, the value of the coefficient of
multiple determination
a. has to fall between -1 and +1.
b. has to fall between 0 and +1.
c. has to fall between -1 and 0.
d. can fall between any pair of real numbers.

*2.A medical doctor is involved in a $1 million malpractice suit. He can
either settle out of court for $250,000 or go to court. If he goes to
court and loses, he must pay $825,000 plus $175,000 in court costs.
If he wins in court the plaintiffs pay the court costs. Identify the
actions of this decision-making problem.
a. Two choices: (1) go to court and (2) settle out of court.
b. Two choices: (1) win the case in court and (2) lose the case in
court.
c. Four consequences resulting from Go/Settle and Win/Lose
combinations.
d. The amount of money paid by the doctor.

*3. The minimum expected opportunity loss is also equal to
a. expected profit under certainty.
b. expected value of perfect information.
c. coefficient of variation.
d. expected value under certainty minus the expected monetary
value of the worst alternative.

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*1.In a multiple regression model, the value of the coefficient of
multiple determination
b. has to fall between 0 and +1.
The value of r-square is always between 0 to 1.

*2.A ...

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