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Question:
(TCO 1) For a moving average forecast to be of any use to us, what
assumption must be true?
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Moving averages are useful if we can assume that market demands will stay fairly
steady over time. Chapter 4 (Time-Series Forecasting)
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BSOP 209 Week 2 Quiz
Question: (TCO 1) For a moving average forecast to be of any use to us, what
assumption must be true?
2. Question: (TCOs 3 and 4) In a regression equation, what is y hat?
3. Question: (TCOs 1 and 2) Gi

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1. (TCO 8) What are the three parts of a wait-line system? (Points : 15)
2. (TCO 9) What is the objective function of LP? (Points : 15)
3. (TCO 11 & 12) What are two of the steps in a simplex maximization problem? (Points : 15)
4. (TCO 10) What wil

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BSOP 209 Week 5 Linear
Programming Concept Paper
+ 6Y
Subject to:
X + 2Y < = 8
5X + 4Y < = 20
X, Y > = 0
Ans: We draw the constraints as shown below
in the graph:
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The above figure illustrates the constraints
given in the problem:
1st Corner-point : (X

BSOP 209 Week 2
Assignment Problems 4.24 (a, b, c),
4.46(a, b, c)
owner of a musical instrument distributorship, thinks that demand for bass drums may
be related to the number of television appearances by the popular group Stone Temple
Pilots during the p

BSOP 209 Week 1 Assignment
Problems 4.2(a,b,c), 4.6(a,b,c),
4.9(a,b,c,d)
following problems from Chapter 4 in your text. The Homework Problems Rubric is in Doc Sharing.
Problem 4.2 a, b and c
Problem 4.6 a, b and c
Problem 4.9 a, b, c and d
Submit your as

BSOP 209 Week 4 Quiz
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1. Question: (TCO 6) What is the first step in solving a break-even analysis using a graphic
approach?
2. Question: (TCO 7) Define NPV.
3. Question: (TCO 9) What limits the use of a graphical solution to LP?
4. Question: (TCO

BSOP 209 Week 2 Quiz
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1. Question: (TCO 1) For a moving average forecast to be of any use to us, what assumption
must be true?
2. Question: (TCOs 3 and 4) In a regression equation, what is y hat?
3. Question: (TCOs 1 and 2) Given the following dat

BSOP 209 Week 6 Homework
Problems
gasoline stations have been having a difficult time, Susan Helms has been thinking about starting her
own independent gasoline station. Susans problem is to decide how large her station should be. The
annual returns will

BSOP 209 Week 5 Linear Programming
Homework Problem B1, B2
linear programming discussed.
Graphical linear programming provides a quick insight into the nature of linear programming. The
graphical procedure can be used only when there are two decision vari

BSOP 209 Week 3 Case Study 1
(Forecasting Attendance, SWU Football
Games)
expected in 2010 and 2011?
3.
Discuss the schools options.
Ans:
1. The time-series forecasting method Trend projection will fit in this case. In the trend
projection, a trend line t

BSOP 209 Case Study 1 + Case
Study 2
BSOP 209 Week 3 Case Study 1 (Forecasting Attendance,
SWU Football Games)
BSOP 209 Week 7 Case Study 2 (Southwestern University)
a forecasting model, justifying its selection over other techniques, and project attendan

BSOP 209 Week 3 Assignment S7.17,
S7.18, S7.30, S7.31
intends to increase capacity by overcoming a bottleneck operation by adding new equipment. Two
vendors have presented proposals. The fixed costs for proposal A are $50,000, and for proposal B,
$70,000.

BSOP 209 Week 6 Quiz
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1. Question: (TCO 14) Briefly discuss the decision methods used when there is complete
uncertainty as to which state in a decision environment may occur. (Points : 10)
2. Question: (TCOs 10,11 and 12) Chad's Pottery Barn has

Chapter 4 Forecasting, Homework
4.24
Howard Weiss, owner of a musical instrument distributorship, thinks that demand for bass
drums may be related to the number of television appearances by the popular group Stone
Temple Pilots during the previous month.

S7.17
Markland Manufacturing intends to increase capacity by overcoming a bottleneck operation
by adding new equipment. Two vendors have presented proposals. The fixed costs for
proposal A are $50,000, and for proposal B, $70,000. The variable cost for A

Linear Programming Concept paper.
The two types of linear programming discussed.
Graphical linear programming provides a quick insight into the nature of linear programming.
The graphical procedure can be used only when there are two decision variables. W

Discussion Questions
1.
Develop a forecasting model, justifying its selection over other techniques, and project
attendance through 2011.
2.
What revenues are to be expected in 2010 and 2011?
3.
Discuss the schools options.
Ans:
1. The time-series forecas

Linear Programming Homework Problem
B.1
Solve the following linear programming problem graphically:
Maximize Profit P = 4 X + 6Y
Subject to:
X + 2Y < = 8
5X + 4Y < = 20
X, Y > = 0
Ans: We draw the constraints as shown below in the graph:
_
The above figur

1.
(TCO 6) What is the first step in solving a break-even analysis using a
graphic approach?
:
Thefirststepinthegraphicapproachtobreakevenanalysisistodefinethose
coststhatarefixedandsumthem.Thefixedcostsaredrawnasahorizontalline
beginningatthatdollaramoun

A.2
Even though independent gasoline stations have been having a difficult time, Susan Helms
has been thinking about starting her own independent gasoline station. Susans problem is
to decide how large her station should be. The annual returns will depend

1. (TCO 14) Briefly discuss the decision methods used when there is complete
uncertainty as to which state in a decision environment may occur. (Points : 10)
When there is complete uncertainty as to which state of nature in a decision environment may
occu

A.2
Even though independent gasoline stations have been having a difficult time, Susan Helms has been
thinking about starting her own independent gasoline station. Susans problem is to decide how large
her station should be. The annual returns will depend

BSOP 209 Week 8 Final Exam
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1. (TCO 8) What are the three parts of a wait-line system? (Points : 15)
2. (TCO 9) What is the objective function of LP? (Points : 15)
3. (TCO 11 & 12) What are two of the steps in a simplex maximization probl