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managerial economics
Using optimization theory, analyze the following quotations: a. “The optimal number of traffic deaths in the United States is zero.” b. “Any pollution is too much pollution.” c. We cannot pull U.S. troops out of Iraq. We have committed to such already.”...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 1:34pm

managerial economics
What are the relevant and irrelevant costs? Two partners who own Progressive Business Solutions, which currently operates out of an office in a small town near Boston, just discovered a vacancy in an office building in downtown Boston. One of the partners favors moving ...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 1:33pm

managerial economics
Cypress River Landscape Supply is a large wholesale supplier of landscaping materials in Georgia. Cypress River’s sales vary seasonally; sales tend to be higher in the spring months than in other months. a. Suppose Cypress River estimates a linear trend without accounting...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:36pm

managerial economics
Explain why it would cost Rafael Nadal or Venus Williams more to leave the professional tennis tour and open a tennis shop than it would for the coach of a university tennis team to do.
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:35pm

managerial economics
Fortune magazine reported that SkyWest, an independent regional airline, negotiated a financial arrangement with Delta and United to provide regional jet service for the two major airlines. For its part of the deal, SkyWest agreed to paint its jets the colors of Delta ...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:34pm

managerial economics
An article in The Wall Street Journal reported that large hotel chains, such as Marriott, are tending to reduce the number of hotels that they franchise to outside owners and increase the number the chain owns and manages itself. Some chains are requiring private owners or ...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:34pm

managerial economics
An article in the Wall Street Journal discusses a trend among some large US Corporation to base the compensation of outside members of their boards of directors partly on the performance of the corporation. “This growing practice more closely aligns the director to the ...
Friday, June 21, 2013 at 12:34pm

statistics
mortgage broker is offering home mortgages at a rate of 9.5%, but the broker is fearful that this value is higher than many others are charging. A sample of 40 mortgages filed in the county courthouse shows an average of 9.25% with a standard deviation of 8.61%. Does this ...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 5:09pm

English
A: Hi, Mom. I'm home. B: _________________ (What will be suitable expressions for B? Thank you.)
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 3:00am

economics
what are welfare payments or consumer subsidies
Monday, June 17, 2013 at 6:47am

English
One of the following sentences contains an independent clause and a dependent clause, which makes it a complex sentence. Which is the complex sentence? A. I came home; I saw an envelope in the mailbox. B. After the rain ended, the sky became blue. C. I hesitated a moment, but ...
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3:42pm

physics
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the longest home run ever measured was hit by Roy “Dizzy” Carlyle in a minor league game. The ball traveled 188 {\rm m} (618 {\rm ft}) before landing on the ground outside the ballpark part a Assuming the ball's ...
Friday, June 14, 2013 at 2:09am

reading
43. Student Council Election Day: Monday To: Nominees From: Your Principal Concerning: Rules of Election 1. Everyone running for office must prepare a 3-minute speech that will be recorded for presentation to the entire school. You need to "Dress for Success" as you ...
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:56pm

prepositions
Preposittions can give information about a. location b. sequence c. method Answer all three are "true" 1.which sentence contains a compound preposititon a. Mark and David enjoyed the evening with Mary and Gwen. b. Mary will drive me home regardless of the weather c. ...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 3:46am

math
mr.wong class raised $72 to buy books for their class library. darnell earned 1/6 of the money doing extra chores at home .how much did he earn?
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 8:35pm

English 101
just wanted to make sure there should be a comma between one-level and brick. Also, three and two should be spelled out. There is one home that I think would meet your needs the best. This home is located at 8 Second Avenue; it is a one-level, brick home with three bedrooms ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 7:48pm

english
Is the following sentence correct? This home is located at 8 Second Avenue; it is a one-level brick home with three bedrooms and two baths.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 6:29pm

English
I have reduced my paragraphs to a few sentences. Please, let me know if it is OK. 1) In point of fact, the suffragettes had to face old stereotypes: the press ridiculed them, people treated them with indifference and hostility and the police attacked them both physically and ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 4:27pm

English
I need to prepare a short summary on the feminist movement for tomorrow. Can someone check it, please? Thank you very much in advance. 1) In October 1903, Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) – a militant organization campaigning ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 4:01pm

Statistics
1. The mean monthly mortgage paid by all home owners in a town is $2365 with a standard deviation of $340. a) Using Chebyshev’s theorem, find at least what percentage of all home owners in this town pay a monthly mortgage of (i) $1685 to $3045 & (ii) $1345 to $3385 b) ...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 1:44pm

Home economics
What are d use of computer in home economics
Monday, June 10, 2013 at 4:28am

Math
Peter walked 8,900 feet from home to school. How far to the nearest tenth of a mile did he walk? 1mile=5,280feet I got 1.6. Is this correct?
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 12:33pm

business math
Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on her...
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 1:02am

math
Chef Fabio went to the store and bought 2 cans of beans, 2 cans of tomatoes, and 2 cans of tuna, all of which were the same shape and size. On his way home, it rained hard and the labels became soaked and fell off the cans. He wants to make a dish using one can of each type, ...
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 10:34pm

math
. Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on ...
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 7:23pm

Grammar (Writeacher)
Copy the items below, adding exclamation marks as needed. Then, label each item an exclamatory sentence, an imperative sentence, or an interjection. 1. I hate being lost in a desert 2. I want water 3. Yippee It's going to rain. 4. Oh, no It's a flash flood 5. Get to ...
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 3:50pm

math
Home health signed a 90,000 note at 11 1/2% simple interest for 180 days for electronic equipment, on October 1. On February 18, the note was sold to another firm at a discount rate of 12 1/2%. Find a) the discount period, b) the discount, and c) the proceeds.
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 2:44pm

Grammar (Ms. Sue)
Copy the items below, adding exclamation marks as needed. Then, label each item an exclamatory sentence, an imperative sentence, or an interjection. 1. I hate being lost in a desert 2. I want water 3. Yippee It's going to rain. 4. Oh, no It's a flash flood 5. Get to ...
Friday, June 7, 2013 at 2:40pm

math
Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on her...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 5:43pm

math
Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on her...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 2:12pm

math
Fran Mallory is married, claims five withholding allowances, and earns $3,500 (gross) per month. In addition to Federal income tax (FIT), social security, and Medicare withholding, Fran pays 2.1% state income tax, and ½% for state disability insurance (both based on her...
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 12:18pm

Algebra
A $130,000 home bought with a 20% down payment and the balance financed for 30 years at 7.5% Find the monthly payment for the loan
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 10:34pm

english
Hey you :) Can you please read that letter to my host family? Can you maybe give me tips what I can add? what I don't have to say? And look up the grammer? Thank you Minnie Dear Host Family, My name is Minnie. I’m 21 years old, my birthday is on 2nd September. I study...
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 1:32pm

economics
how managerial economics is related with economics?
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 3:09am

Social Studies (Ms. Sue)
How did women's roles expand near the turn of the century? My answer: Women's roles expanded as industrial society was drawing more and more women out of the home and off of the farm and into the worlds of work and public life.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 6:45pm

Math
David bought 5 dozen pieces of candy. He filled 9 bags with 6 pieces of candy each for his friends. After giving his friends the bags of candy, how many pieces of candy does he have left? 6 A family installed a triangular piece of glass in a rectangular wooden door of their ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 6:33pm

Economics
Explain the difference in prices for each of the following pairs of goods in terms of the laws of supply and demand: (a) natural diamonds and zircons (human-made diamonds), (b) a loaf of bread baked today compared with day-old bread, (c) roses in January and roses in June. ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 12:24pm

maths
Chef Fabio went to the store and bought 2 cans of beans, 2 cans of tomatoes, and 2 cans of tuna, all of which were the same shape and size. On his way home, it rained hard and the labels became soaked and fell off the cans. He wants to make a dish using one can of each type, ...
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 9:28am

Economics
What are welfare payments or consumer subsidies
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 4:30am

Statistics
You are a real estate agent and you are trying to predict home prices for your clients that want to list their house for sale. You have a very small city without much data. You will need to use the data that you have available for the past year on homes that have been sold. ...
Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 2:28pm

economics
what are the costs and conquences of providing subsidies and welfare
Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 2:04pm

statistics
A realty company has 100 homes listed for sale. Some of these homes have fireplaces, some have garages, and some have neither. A breakdown is provided in the two-way classification table below. Fireplace No Fireplace Garage 50 30 No Garage 10 10 what is the probability that ...
Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 2:05pm

economics
explain how a us citizen whose income is in the top one percent would talk about scarcity
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 9:45pm

economics
explain how a us citizen whose income is in the top one percent would talk about scarcity
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 9:42pm

Statistics
You are a real estate agent and you are trying to predict home prices for your clients that want to list their house for sale. You have a very small city without much data. You will need to use the data that you have available for the past year on homes that have been sold. ...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:44pm

economics
the south african goverment is not providing enough welfare or subsidies to the poor and underpriviledged
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:27am

English Pls Writeacher Help Me by checking my work
write a news story in inverted-pyramid style. Begin your story with a summary news lead of no more than 20 words and then write a full story using inverted pyramid style. Using the scenario below. A home at 2481 Santana Avenue was burglarized between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 ...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:21am

Math - 8th Grade
Please help: The distance from home plate to second base on a softball diamond is 84.853 feet. This is the same as the distance from first base to third base. What is the area of a softball diamond? Round your answer to the nearest square foot. 1,800 ft.2 3,558 ft.2 7,200 ft.2...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 9:22pm

English (Help Me, Help Me,Please Somebody Help Me)
write a news story in inverted-pyramid style. Begin your story with a summary news lead of no more than 20 words and then write a full story using inverted pyramid style. Using the scenario below. A home at 2481 Santana Avenue was burglarized between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 2:44pm

English (Help Me, Help Me,Please Somebody Help Me)
write a news story in inverted-pyramid style. Begin your story with a summary news lead of no more than 20 words and then write a full story using inverted pyramid style. Using the scenario below. A home at 2481 Santana Avenue was burglarized between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 6:24am

maths
A 24 litre bucket is full of lemonade.3 men wants to have equal amount of it to take home but they only have 13 litre, 5 litre and 11 litre bucket.how do will they do it?
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 4:15am

Business
As a small business owner operating from home, Give major examples to your Board of Revenue to avoid tax payment.
Monday, May 27, 2013 at 2:42pm

English 122
I have to write a research paper. My research paper is on Large corporations, such as Walmart and Home Depot, have been criticized for driving mom-and-pop shops out of business. Is this a valid criticism? Does the American public have some role to play? I need to narrow my ...
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 10:18pm

Economics
Explain why we can describe the toothpaste industry as oligopolistic.
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 8:03pm

economics
how can I do this question on a TI83? . If the interest rate is 10% and cash flows are $1,000 at the end of year one and $2,000 at the end of year two, then the present value of these cash flows is
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 4:48pm

economics
Explain the economic logic behind OPEC decision to reduce output
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 1:26pm

Statistics
Using advertised prices for used Ford Escorts a linear model for the relationship between a car's age and its price is found. The correlation coefficient is - 0.933 Determine R2 and interpret this statistic. A) R2 = 93.3% which means that 93.3% of the variation in car ...
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 8:37am

economics
Pls Help. Not too sure how to do this question. Someone wants to set aside money for their newborn daughters college funds. He estimates she would need 25,000 on her 17, 18, 19 and 20, birthdays. If he plans to make uniform deposits starting 3 years from now and through her 16...
Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 2:53am

Statistics
The relationship between the number of games won during one season by a minor league baseball team and the average attendance at their home games is analyzed. A regression analysis to predict the average attendance from the number of games won gives the model y-hat = -2600 + ...
Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11:19pm

economics
To save on gasoline expenses, Edith and Mathew agreed to carpool together for traveling to and from work. Edith preferred to travel on I-20 highway as it was usually the fastest, taking 25 minutes in the absence of traffic delays. Mathew pointed out that traffic jams on the ...
Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 1:00am

Per Calculus
The Washington family can purchase a new home with an 80,000 loan at 6% interest. If the term of the loan is set up to be 20yrs (240 months), what will be there monthly payment toward this loan. Use formula n=-In(1-A(r/12)I P) ______________ In(1 + r/12)
Friday, May 24, 2013 at 12:03pm

economics
Am i right, just checking as too many wrong homework assignments at the start of this semester have messed up my grades If the required reserve ratio is 0.2, by how much could the money supply expand if the central bank purchased £2 billion worth of bonds? 2.0 billion x ...
Friday, May 24, 2013 at 11:15am

work
The equation x^2+(y-5)^2=64 models the boundary on a local map for which Darren can hear his friend Tom on his two-way radio when Darren is at home. How far (in miles) can Tom walk from Darren's home and still be heard?
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 5:15pm

Economics
NAME TWO COMPANIES THAT WERE RECENTLY FINED BY COMPETITION TRIBUNALS FOR COLLUDING TO FIX PRICES
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:31am

economics
the consumer sector is the largest part of the macroeconomy
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 9:31am

english
Please don't just give me the answer, because I won't learn that way. I am home schooled, and my parents are at work during the day. 9. Which sentence corrects the following sentence? The final decision must be made by Ellen and he. (1 point) A. The final decision must...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 6:30pm

American History
Following the Spanish -American War. and espeacially in regard to American occupation of the philippines, most anti-imperialists argued that... A. The occupation would lead to unhealthy racial-mixing. B. Because all war was immoral, the fruits of war were tainted. C.installing...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 6:16pm

economics
circular flow diagram, explain a way that your family interacts in the factor market and a way that it interacts in the products market.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 5:12pm

Please answer this question as soon as posibble
I did the paraphrases for the story is it the correct way. Lifeguard Assignment Chris doesn’t like children, but he works as lifeguard at the Brigeland Community swimming. He does not like children a lot, but he is working as a lifeguard at the Brigeland Community ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1:34pm

economics
The Milwaukee Brewers are playing their archrival Chicago Cubs. Bleacher tickets for the game were sold out and many fans would have attend if tickets were availiable. 1. Draw the demand and supply lines for bleacher tickets for this game. Label the equilibruim bleacher price ...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 1:33pm

English Please answer ASAP
Lifeguard Assignment Chris doesn’t like children, but he works as lifeguard at the Brigeland Community swimming. He does not like children a lot, but he is working as a lifeguard at the Brigeland Community swimming pool. He spends most of his time at the swimming pool. It...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11:30am

economics
am i right? dont want to hand in wrong homework again, my mom will kill me A research firm calculated that students who attend University spend about $2,760 each in the local economy for a total of $50.45 million. In total, the impact of their spending on the local economy is...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 10:56am

economics
1) Recent trends toward trade restrictions have been to a) lower only those trade barriers related to technology. b)shield a country's automobile industries. c)increase trade barriers. d) decrease trade barriers
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 9:34pm

physics
A man leaves his house and begins to walk for 2 hours. After walking in a straight line for two hours he is 10 miles from home. Calculate the man's average speed on terms of miles per hour.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:24pm

Managerial Economics
Suppose that Neptune Music has the copyright to the latest CD of the heavy Iron Band. The market demand curve for the CD is Q=800-100p, where Q represents quantity demanded in thousands and p represents the price in dollars. Production requires a fixed cost of $100,000 and a ...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 4:37pm

economics
Explain three ways the workplace in the US has changed since the 50s.
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9:18pm

economics
Unions limit the operation of: A. democracy B. the justice system C. market forces D. the military
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 8:45pm

economics
An individual who owns a share of a corporation and is entitled to part of its profits is a: A. director B. officer C. president D. stockholder
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 8:23pm

economics
A producer would have an added incentive to enter a market if the: A. prices for microwave oven sharply decreased. B. price for tennis shoes sharply increased C. supply of apples increased, causing a surplus D. supply of cell phones satisfied consumer demand (I think it's ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:01pm

economics
Which is most likely to have an inelastic demand? A. an expensive sports car B. experimental cosmetic surgery C. organic fruits and vegetables D. an effective cancer-fighting drug
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:23pm

economics
Which of the following is an example of market size affecting demand? A. Restaurant visits drop after a causes a city to be evacuated. B. A computer chip maker moves to a town and hires hundreds. C. After a team wins the World Series, it becomes a fad to buy their caps. D. ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:58pm

economics
An individual who owns a share of a corporation and is entitled to part of its profits is the: A. director B. officer C. president D. stockholder
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:32pm

economics
Workers with higher amounts of human capital tend to: A. demand less benefits B. earn higher wages C. have fewer jobs D. earn lower wages
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 5:15pm

economics
Explain the economic logic behind Opec's decision to reduce output
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:57am

economics
1. The south african government is not providing enough welfare of subsidies to the poor and underpriviledged - info. 2. what are welfare payments? 3. what are the costs & consequences of providing the subsidies & welfare? 4. Are there any welfare or subsidy payments that need...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9:41am

English
Can somebody please help me write a summary news lead using the story below. The lead may be no longer than 20 words and must be written in the active voice A home at 2481 Santana Avenue was burglarized between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon. The owner of ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:02am

economics
what is the south african government providing to whom?
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 12:27pm

economics
Bob and his dad visited the hardware store on Saturday. They observed the following transactions: Mr. Harris bought 4 for 0.50, Mrs. Clarke bought 21 for $1.00, Mr. Montaro bought 1,134 for $2.00 and Ms. Park bought 450 for $1.50 What were they buying?
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 11:50am

ECONOMICS
WHAT ARE WELFARE PAYEMENTS OR CONSUMERS SUBSIDIES
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 9:56am

math
a boy walks 2 miles east from his home ans then turns south and walks an additional 1.5 mile. how far is he from his home?
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 12:09am

math
a boy walks 2 miles east from his home ans then turns south and walks an additional 1.5 mile. how far is he from his home?
Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 12:09am

TEACHER AIDE,CHILDREN, FAMILIES, SOCIETE
1. Larry is a very aggressive four-year-old child. He watches many television programs that contain violence. It’s most likely that A. he will become overactive. C. his behavior won’t change. B. he will become depressed. D. his behavior will become more aggressive. 2...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 5:00pm

economics
A research firm calculated that students who attend University spend about $2,760 each in the local economy for a total of $50.45 million. In total, the impact of their spending on the local economy is £63 million. Calculate the size of the student spending multiplier. ...
Friday, May 17, 2013 at 11:25am

economics
explain the economic logic behind OPEC's decision to reduce output
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 3:58am

economics
exchage rate in south africa within 3 weeks
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 1:57am

Math
It is 3 miles from Sally's home to school. How many feet is that?
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:52pm

Economics
Factors may reduce the demand for opec overtime
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 4:19pm

Economics
It is 1932 and you are an economic advisor to President Roosevelt. What advice would you give the president in light of the economic problems facing the country? Where will you put the money into the economy? Will you give it to large corporations, small businesses, farmers, ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:51pm

English
What will happen in the future? We will fly to the USA in an hour. We will visit Mars. We will go to the moon with our family. We will travel to many planets without paying a lot of money. We will live on Jupitor. We will live on another planet. We will live for more than 200 ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 6:47pm

Economics
I am having problems answering the question below can you please help? With probability p, you will catch a disease that reduces your income from y, its level when you are healthy, to y-k, where k > 0. A vaccine is available, at cost c, that reduces the probability of your ...
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 4:45pm

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