ESEE1101 QUANTITAVE ANALYSIS A
GROUP ASSIGNMENT
PRESENTATION (5%) & WRITTEN REPORT (10%) – WEEK 13
DUE WEEK 13 (21 Oct 2010)
The assignment will earn you maximum of 15%. The assignment will require your group to submit a written report and do a presentation. You are given 2 case studies to be solved. Discuss in your group on how to solve all problems using the techniques you had learned in this course.

THE WRITTEN REPORT
The written report must contain all the information required. Each group should produce one written report. The report will be used to make the soft skills assessment (whether you have or do not have the skill) on Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills

CTPS5 : Ability to make decisions based on evidence
THE PRESENTATION
Your project group will make a presentation during the tutorial in Week 13. This will be based on your written report but you need to focus only on presenting the solution for one of the case studies. The case study to be presented will be notified during the tutorial class in Week 11. Discuss with your group members on what to be presented. You must explain what the problems are and how to solve it.

Each group will be given 10 MINUTES ONLY for the presentation. EACH PROJECT GROUP MEMBER MUST make a presentation.
The marks you get are a combination of group marks and individual marks. You and your group will be assessed on
1. Well organized presentation
2. Team work
3. Creativity
4. Demonstration of knowledge
5. Timing
6. Level of confidence
The presentation will also be used to make the soft skills assessment (whether you have or do not have the skill) on Communication Skills
CS1: Ability to express ideas clearly, effectively and confidently through oral and written modes
CS2: Ability to exercise active listening skills and respond to the ideas of others (for 2010/2011 intake)
CS3: Ability to make clear and confident presentations appropriate to the audience (for 2009/2010 intake or earlier)
CS4:...

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QUANTITATIVEANALYSIS AND BUSINESS DECISION MAKING
Question 1 – 5 Points
Leila took a standardized test and was told that her score was in the 89th percentile. Explain clearly and in only one sentence what this means. Notes:
Percentiles are a way of describing the position of a particular score within a set of scores As per the question, I was looking for one simple sentence...

...intersects with X2 axis.
Use above for Slope – great formula
Redundant Constraints – if removed will not affect the feasible region
Feasible Region – The set of all points that satisfy all constraints of the model
HW EXAMPLE
Apply Graphical analysis on the Golden Electronics problem with the correct formulation given in the
solution of Self-quiz 2. 1. Draw all the constraints 2. Identify the feasible region.
SEE HOMEWORK 1 as more example
RANGE OF...

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Quantitative Studies on Medication Adherence
Maleah Perdue
University of South Alabama
Introduction
Medication adherence is a significant issue in the health systems of today. Low medication adherence can unnecessarily increase cost of health care and the amount of admissions. According to Conn et al., inadequate medication adherence may account for up to 10% of older adult hospital admissions and may cause up to $100 billion in annual health care cost (2009). Increased...

...CASE ONE
Two advertising media are being considered for promotion of a product. Radio ads cost $400 each, while newspaper ads cost $600 each. The total budget is $7,200 per week. The total number of ads should be at least 15, with at least 2 of each type, and there should be no more than 19 ads in total. The company does not want the number of newspaper ads to exceed the number of radio ads by more than 25 percent. Each newspaper ad reaches 6,000 people, 50 percent of whom will respond;...

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BASIC TERMINOLOGY
Simple calculations often help in making quality marketing decisions.
If we are to assess the likely profit consequences of alternative actions, we must understand the cost associated with doing business as well.
We can calculate the expected revenue generated by each pricing strategy, but without cost information, it is not possible to determine the preferred price. The cost concepts we introduce are:...

...Problem 1-14
Gina Fox has started her own company, Foxy Shirts, which manufactures imprinted shirts for special occasions. Since she has just begun this operation, she rents the equipment from a local printing shop when necessary. The cost of using the equipment is $350. The materials used in one shirt cost $8, and Gina can sell these for $15 each.
(a) If Gina sells 20 shirts, what will her total revenue be? What will her total variable cost be?
(F) Fixed Cost= $350.00
(V) Variable...

...Harvard Business School
584-149
Rev. September 29, 1986
Basic QuantitativeAnalysis
for Marketing
Simple calculations often help in making quality marketing decisions. To do good “numbers
work,” one needs only a calculator, familiarity with a few key constructs, and some intuition about
what numbers to look at. This note has as its primary purpose the introduction of key constructs. The
development of intuition about what quantities to compute can begin...

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A1. The sample mean is an unbiased estimator for the population mean. This means:
(A) The sample mean always equals the population mean.
(B) The average sample mean, over all possible samples, equals the population mean.
(C) The sample mean is always very close to the population mean.
(D) The sample mean will only vary a little from the population mean.
A2. The central limit theorem tells us that the sampling distribution...

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