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# Descriptive Statistics

### Statistics for Gulf Real Estate Properties: summarize variables, make confidence intervals, find sample sizes, and interpret results

Case 2: Gulf Real Estate Properties. Provide a Managerial Report that includes: * Appropriate descriptive statistics to summarize each of the three variables for the forty Gulf View condominiums * Appropriate descriptive statistics to summarize each of the three variables for the eighteen No-Gulf View condominiums * Co

### Descriptive statistics: Number of Coupons

The following data (X) represent the number of coupons used over a 6 month time period by a sample of 17 shoppers: 81, 68, 70, 100, 94, 47, 66, 70, 82, 110, 105, 60, 70, 66, 90, 78, 85 Use this sample of data to compute: the mean, the median, the mode, the range, the variance, the standard deviation, and the 90th percent

### Prepare cost of goods manufactured; cost of goods sold

Messinger Manufacturing Company had the following account balances for the quarter ending March 31, unless otherwise noted: Work-in-process inventory (January 1) \$ 140,400 Work-in-process inventory (March 31) \$ 171,000 Finished goods inventory (January 1) 540,000 Finished goods inventory (March 31) 510,000 Direct

### The Rams Company Variable and Fixed Cost: High low method, cost function

The Rams Company has provided the following information: Month Factory Overhead Labor Hours July \$92,095 4,900 August 105,056 5,480 September 83,802 3,760 October 99,594

### Statistics: Discrete or continuous; level of measurement, sample, population, distribution

(For Questions 1, 2, 3, 4) We want to understand the weight distribution of lemons. You go to the supermarket and randomly select 29 lemons. Their weight, in ounces, is as follows: 1.6, 1.8, 1.3, 2.4, 1.7, 1.7, 1.8, 1.4, 1.4, 1.6, 1.4, 2.0, 2.2, 2.1, 1.1, 1.3, 2.6, 2.7, 1.3, 1.6, 1.7, 1.7, 1.4, 1.9, 1.5, 1.7, 1.6, 1.9, 1.9 1

### SPSS computations for Howell Data Set: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

See attached file. There is an attached Howell data set that is in SPSS. For each of the nine variables in the data set, compute all appropriate measures of central tendency and variability in SPSS, and generate syntax and output files. Also copy and past the SPSS syntax and output files into a word document as well as comput

### Statistics Problems: Housing data for sales in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

See Data file attached. The file batonrougesufa10.xlsx contains data on houses sold in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in mid-2005. The dataset contains the following variables: Price: The price the house sold for Square Feet: The size of the house in square feet Beds: The number of bedrooms in the house Baths: The number of b

### Statistics: Frequency Distribution, Descriptive Statistics, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Correlation Analysis, Normal Distribution, Z-Score and Probability

Please see attached file for data required. PC World provided ratings for 15 notebook PCs (PC World, February, 2000). The Performance Score is a measure of how fast a PC can run a mix of common business applications as compared to a baseline machine. For example, a PC with a performance score of 200 is twice as fast as the ba

### The Great Fish Taco Corp's breakeven point

The Great Fish taco Corporation currently has fixed operating costs of \$11,000, sells its pre-made tacos for \$5.60 per box, and incurs variable operating cost of \$3.40 per box. If the firm has a potential investment that would simultaneously raise its fixed costs to \$12,100 and allows it to charge a per-box sale price of \$6.10 d

### Parker Investment's Degree of Financial Leverage

Parker Investments has EBIT of \$15,000, interest expense of \$1,940 and preferred dividends of \$2,738. If it pays taxes at a rate of 27%, what is Parker's degree of financial leverage (DFL) at a base level of EBIT of \$15,000? Please see attached document.

### Perkins Manufacturing: Calculate capital gains tax on sale of assets

Capital gains taxes: Perkins Manufacturing is considering the sale of two non-depreciable assets, X and Y. Asset X was purchased for \$1,900 and will be sold today for \$2,460. Asset Y was purchased for \$40,000 and will be sold today for \$49,600. The firm is subject to a 37% tax rate on capital gains. a. Calculate the amount o

### Bally Gears: Marginal analysis and the goal of the firm

Marginal analysis and the goal of the firm: Ken Allen, capital budgeting analyst for Bally Gears, Inc., has been asked to evaluate a proposal. The manager of the automotive division believes that replacing the robotics used on the heavy truck gear line will produce total benefits of \$551,000 (in today's dollars) over the next 5

### Interest versus dividend expense

Interest versus dividend expense. Michael's Corporation expects earnings before interest and taxes to be \$38,000 for this period. Assuming an ordinary tax rate of 40%, compute the firm's earnings after taxes and earnings available for common shareholders (earnings after taxes and preferred stock dividends, if any) under the foll

### Cost of Common Stock Equity

Duke Energy has been paying dividends steadily for 20 years. During that time, dividends have grown at a compound annual rate of 6%. If Duke Energy's current stock price is \$77 and the firm plans to pay a dividend of \$7.00 next year, what is Duke's cost of common stock equity?

### Decision Analysis

A manufacturer of designer jeans must decide whether to build a large factory or a small factory in a particular location. The profit per pair of jeans manufactured is estimated as \$10. A small factory will incur an annual cost of \$200,000, with a production capacity of 50,000 pairs of jeans per year. A large factory will incur

### Median, Quartiles, Mean, and Standard Deviation

As of 2002, the top ten movies in terms of gross earnings were as follows (figures rounded to the nearest million dollars). Rank Movie Gross (\$millions) 1 Titanic 1836 2 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 962 3 Star Wars: The Phantom Menace 924 4 Jurassic Park 921 5 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the

### How might you apply descriptive statistics to a problem within a classroom setting?

How might you apply descriptive statistics to a problem within a classroom setting?

### Statistics: Random Sampling, Bar Charts and Pie Charts, Descriptive Statistics, and Linear Regression

Part 1: Random Sampling You will need to do a little problem solving and use Excel to generate random numbers to answer the exercises. You will need to randomly select 20 accounts. Use the guidelines provided below: You are generating a random number list to impartially (randomly) audit 20 of 74 different records.

### Class mark for 100,000-under 250,000 population class of cities

Number of Population Cities 10,000-under 25,000 1476 25,000-under 50,000 664 50,000-under 100,000 407 100,000-under 250,000

### Linear trend equation: Predicted value & Residual value

The linear trend equation for the follwing date is y= 1.4286+2.5(t) Month Value of Fund 1 4 2 6 3 9 4 12 5 14 6 16 7 19 a. What is the predicted value of the fund in the period t=1? b. What is

### Correlation coefficient and descriptive statistics

Give a brief definition and an example of the following: a. Descriptive Statistics b. Inferential Statistics What does the correlation coefficient r describe? What about r squared?

### Histograms and frequency polygons: Graphical presentations

Explain why histograms and frequency polygons are used in business statistics. A graphical presentation may accomplish all but which of the following objectives? a) Illustrate the amount of variation in the data. b) Illustrate approximately where the mean is. c) Allow comparison with similar data. d) Wi

### Quantitative Reasoning for Business: Feelings about the Economy

Please assist regarding an index based on how people feel about the economy. In this case, the base was 1985 and set at 100. Thus, if the index was at 57.2 in May 2008, and in October 1992 the index was at 54.6, are people feeling better or worse in 2008 than they did in 1992? If the index was at 62.8 in April 2008, what does th

### Strategic alignment model

Please see the following article: Henderson, J. C., & Venkatraman, N. (1993). Strategic alignment: Leveraging information technology for transforming organizations. IBM systems journal, 32(1), 4-16. Can the strategic alignment model in the Henderson & Venkatraman article address both the internal and external IT domains?

### Penultimate Support Systems: Gantt Chart using Johnson's Rule

Penultimate Support Systems makes fairly good speaker and equipment support stands for music groups. The assembly process involves two operations: (1) fabrication, or cutting aluminum tubing to the correct lengths, and (2) assembly, with purchased fasteners and injection-molded plastic parts. Set-up time for assembly is negligib

### AutoWrecks hypothesis: difference in this year's moving violation distribution

AutoWrecks, Inc. sells auto insurance. AutoWrecks keeps close tabs on its customers' driving records, updating its rates according to the trends indicated by these records. AutoWrecks' records indicate that, in a "typical" year, roughly 70% of the company's customers do not commit a moving violation, 10% commit exactly one movin

### Exponential Smoothing: August forecast income

What is the August Forecast income? Assuming initail forecast for February is \$65,000 and the smoothing constant is a=0.1. Executive income: February 70.0 March 68.5 April 64.8 MAy 71.7 June 71.3 July 72.8

### Red Rose Club: Calculate Break Even Point in sales

S7.25 As a prospective owner of a club known as the Red Rose, you are interested in determining the volume of sales dollars necessary for the coming year to reach the break-even point. You have decided to break down the sales for the club into four categories, they are as follows: Category Estimated Sales Cost per unit Sale

### Ski Resorts of Vermont: level of measurement in the table

Ski Resorts of Vermont, Inc. is considering a merger with Gulf Shores, Inc. of Alabama. The board of directors surveyed 50 stockholders concerning their position on the merger. Number of share held Favor Oppose Undecided Total Under 200

### Summation of indexed data for list of 14 measurements

Summation of indexed data The following is a list of 14 measurements: 51, -15, -19, 56, 63, 54, 0, 85, 18, -37, 33, 58, -94, -45 Suppose that these 14 measurements are respectively labeled . (Thus, is labeled , is labeled , and so on.) Find .