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# Chpt 8 Homework

Course Number: BUS 101, Spring 2012

College/University: Columbus State University

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PROBLEM 1. A local university administers a comprehensive examination to the candidates for B.S. degrees in Business Administration. Five examinations are selected at random and scored. The scores are shown below. Grades 94 72 93 54 77 Develop a 98% confidence interval estimate for the mean of the population. Assume the population is normally distributed. ANS: 50.29 to 105.71 PTS: 1 TOP: Interval Estimation 2. A...

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Columbus State University - BUS - 101
PROBLEM1. The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) reported that in 2005 theaverage number of new jobs created per county was 450. The department also provided the followinginformation regarding a sample of 5 counties in 2006.County
Columbus State University - BUS - 101
45. A group of 500 individuals were asked to cast their votes regarding a particular issue of the EqualRights Amendment. The following contingency table shows the results of the votes:SexFavorUndecidedOpposeTOTALFemaleMaleTOTAL1801503308020
Columbus State University - BUS - 101
PROBLEM1. Assume you have noted the following prices for books and the number of pages that each bookcontains.BookABCDEFGa.b.c.Pages (x)500700750590540650480Price (y)\$7.007.509.006.507.507.004.50Develop a least-squares estima
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PROBLEM1. The prices of Orr, Inc. stock (y) over a period of 12 days, the number of shares (in 100s) of company'sstocks sold (x1), and the volume of exchange (in millions) on the New York Stock Exchange (x 2) areshown below.Day1234567891011
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Common Size StatementsCommon size financial statements are often part of an analysis. A common size balancesheet is easy to create. First, list the assets, liabilities, and capital as they appear on thebalance sheet. Second, place the dollar amounts by
Columbus State University - BUS - 101
Key Concepts and SkillsChapter 1 Know the basic types of financialmanagement decisions and the role of thefinancial manager Know the financial implications of thedifferent forms of business organization Know the goal of financial management Unders
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Key Concepts and SkillsChapter 2 Know the difference between book valueand market value Know the difference between accountingincome and cash flow Know the difference between averageand marginal tax rates Know how to determine a firms cashflow fr
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Key Concepts and SkillsChapter 3 Understand sources and uses of cash and theStatement of Cash Flows Know how to standardize financial statements forcomparison purposes Know how to compute and interpret importantfinancial ratios Be able to compute
Columbus State University - BUS - 101
Key Concepts and SkillsChapter 5 Be able to compute the future value of aninvestment made today Be able to compute the present value of cash to bereceived at some future date Be able to compute the return on an investment Be able to compute the num
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Key Concepts and Skills Be able to compute the future value ofmultiple cash flows Be able to compute the present value ofmultiple cash flows Be able to compute loan payments Be able to find the interest rate on a loan Understand how interest rates
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Financial StatementsPublicly traded companies file financial statements with the Securities ExchangeCommission. Companies must file annual and quarterly statements as well as pressreleases of important events affecting the company. The annual reports,
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Ratios and Ratio AnalysisFinancial analysis often is viewed as some form of ratio analysis. Financial analysts oftenuse ratios to tell a company's story. Ratios are grouped into five generally acceptablegroups: Liquidity, financial leverage, turnover,
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1. Ajax issued a 6% coupon American bond, one with semiannual interest payments, maturingin9years.WhatisthepriceofAjax'sbondifthemarketrateofinterestfor bondsofthisriskclassis8%?Solution:The value of the bond today is equal to the present value of all
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Columbus State University - BUS - 101
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Columbus State University - BUS - 101
Columbus State University - BUS - 101
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Columbus State University - BUS - 101
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Columbus State University - BUS - 101
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