Topics: Normal distribution, Inventory, Time series Pages: 5 (1156 words) Published: December 26, 2012
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Week One: Working With Numbers and Formulas|
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Objectives| 1.1  Write mathematical expressions and equations for word problems.1.2  Apply the rules for order of operations, including exponents, in solving problems.1.3  Identify dependent and independent variables and their relationships.|  |  | Readings| Read Ch. 1–3 of Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra.Review University of Phoenix Material: MyMathLab® Frequently Asked Questions for Students.|  |  | Participation| Participate in class discussion.|  | 2| Discussion Questions| Respond to weekly discussion questions.|  | 2| Nongraded Activities and Preparation| Complete the orientation in MyMathLab®. |  |  | IndividualWeek One Practice Problems| Resources: MyMathLab®Complete the Week One Practice Problems in MyMathLab®. |  | 2| IndividualWeek One Quiz| Resources: MyMathLab®Complete the Week One Quiz in MyMathLab®.|  | 1|

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Objectives| 2.1  Solve simultaneous equations algebraically.2.2  Use time series data to forecast.2.3  Convert data to indices.|  |  | Readings| Read Ch. 12 of Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra.Read Topics 5 & 8 of Quantitative Reasoning.|  |  | Participation| Participate in class discussion.|  | 2| Discussion Questions| Respond to weekly discussion questions.|  | 2| IndividualWeek Two Practice Problems| Resources: MyMathLab®Complete the Week Two Practice Problems in MyMathLab®.|  | 4| IndividualWeek Two Quiz| Resources: MyMathLab®Complete the Week Two Quiz in MyMathLab®.|  | 3| Learning TeamInventory Systems Summary| The purpose of this assignment is to prepare for subsequent assignments in this course. Research one inventory system per team member used in an organization with which you are familiar. Collect four years of inventory data from each organization. You may also use the University of Phoenix Material: Summer Historical Inventory Data or University of Phoenix Material: Winter Historical Inventory Data. Collaborate as a team to compare the inventory systems. Write a summary which includes:          250- to 350-word description of each inventory system.         350- to 700-word comparison describing the advantages and disadvantages of each system. Format your summary consistent with APA guidelines.|  | 5|

Week Three: Visual Representation of Quantities|
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Objectives| 3.1  Construct histograms and bivariate plots.3.2  Determine the value of a slope by using the slope-intercept formula.3.3  Conduct a linear regression analysis.|  |  | Readings| Read Ch. 6 & 9 of Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra.Read Topics 2–3 & 5 of Quantitative Reasoning.|  |  | Participation| Participate in class discussion.|  | 2| Discussion Questions| Respond to weekly discussion questions.|  | 2| IndividualWeek Three Practice Problems| Resources: MyMathLab®Complete the Week Three Practice Problems in MyMathLab®.|  | 4| IndividualWeek Three Quiz| Resources: MyMathLab®Complete the Week Three Quiz in MyMathLab®.|  | 3| IndividualForecasting with Indices| Resources: Week Two assignment, University of Phoenix Material: Summer Historical Inventory Data, and University of Phoenix Material: Winter Historical Inventory Data Select one organization from either your Week Two Learning Team assignment, University of Phoenix Material: Summer Historical Inventory Data, or University of Phoenix Material: Winter Historical Inventory Data to complete this assignment. Convert the data from your chosen source into an index. Use the time series data from your index to forecast inventory for next year. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.|  | 4|

Week Four: Time Value of Money|
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Objectives| 4.1  Calculate the...