CMST 2060FINAL EXAM NOTES
1. Visual Aides
a. Only 50% of what you said audience remembers
b. Helps audience remember and understand
c. Enhances your speech
d. Improve your credibility as a speaker
e.
Narrative
Narrative: The fundamental aspect of our existence; how we make meaning;
foundational aspect of human existence
Chronological structure; moves us through time; situates us in time (structu
MODULE 7
Linear Programming: The Simplex Method
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M7.1: Meaning of Slack Variables.
Slack variables have an important physical interpretation and represent a val
MODULE 2
Dynamic Programming
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M2.1: Overall Use of Dynamic Programming.
Dynamic programming is a general approach that can be used to solve a number of differen
MODULE 4
Game Theory
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M4.1: Game Theory and Conflict.
This module covers zero-sum, two-person games. Conflict is a part of our world. Students can
be asked to d
MODULE 6
Calculus Based Optimization
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M6.1: Why Discuss Calculus?
Many of the quantitative models are derived with the help of calculus. The economic order
quan
MODULE 5
Mathematical Tools: Determinants and Matrices
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M5.1: Why Discuss Matrices and Determinants?
These mathematical tools are needed in Markov analysis to c
MODULE 3
Decision Theory and the Normal Distribution
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M3.1: Reviewing the Normal Curve.
Most of the material in this supplement requires the use of the normal c
MODULE 1
Analytic Hierarchy Process
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion M1.1: Using Multifactor Decision-Making Techniques.
Many decisions students make involve a number of factors. Thus, multifa
CHAPTER
8
Linear Programming Applications
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 8.1: Importance of Formulating Large LP Problems.
Since computers are used to solve virtually all business LP problem
CHAPTER 15
Markov Analysis
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 15.1: Use of Matrix Algebra.
Markov analysis requires the use of matrix algebra, primarily matrix multiplication. You may
want to ha
CHAPTER 16
Statistical Quality Control
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 16.1: Japans change in status since WWII.
Remind students that Japan began a few decades ago with perhaps the worlds wor
CHAPTER 14
Simulation Modeling
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 14.1: There Are Many Kinds of Simulations.
This chapter teaches the concepts of Monte Carlo simulation, but it also notes that t
CHAPTER
13
Waiting Lines and Queuing Theory Models
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 13.1: Topic of Queuing.
Here is a chapter that all students can relate to. Ask about student experiences in
CHAPTER 10
Integer Programming, Goal Programming, and
Nonlinear Programming
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 10.1: Topics in This Chapter.
The overall purpose of this chapter is to provide a f
CHAPTER 6
Inventory Control Models
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 6.1: Importance of Inventory Control.
Inventory control is important to most organizations. This chapter on inventory contro
CHAPTER 2
Probability Concepts and Applications
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 2.1: Concept of Probabilities Ranging From 0 to 1.
People often misuse probabilities by such statements as, Im
CHAPTER 5
Forecasting
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 5.1: Wide Use of Forecasting.
Forecasting is one of the most important tools a student can master because every firm needs to
conduct for
CHAPTER
4
Regression Models
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 4.1: Which Is the Independent Variable?
We find that students are often confused about which variable is independent and which is
d
CHAPTER 1
Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
TEACHING SUGGESTIONS
Teaching Suggestion 1.1: Importance of Qualitative Factors.
Section 1.2 gives students an overview of quantitative analysis. In thi
Motivated Sequence Outline Worksheet
(Sales Proposal Presentation)
Specific Purpose:
Thesis Statement:
Introduction
I. Attention-arousal material: Picture
II. Focus attention on problem/need
III. Cred
Exam 2
Chapter 6
Sexuality
Historically
o By late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, two major categories developed
Heterosexual
Homosexual
o Author highlights that before sexual distinction;
Water on
Earth
Evaporation
thechangefromtheliquidtothegasstage
Canhappenatanytimethereisaninputofenergyintheatmosphere,
themoregasmoleculesyouhavethelessliquidmolecules
Condensation
-the movement of f