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for (a*X^2) + (b*x) + c:           >> syms a b c x % define symbolic math variables            >> f = sym('a*x^2 + b*x + c');       From now on we can use the f symbol to represent the given function. Evaluation of Symbolic Expressions The keyfunction subs (which stands for substitute) is used to replace symbolic variables with either new symbolic variables or with acutal values. The syntax for the function is: subs( symbolic_function, list_of_symbols...

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Causality and Response Variable Changes

Practice Test Part I - Multiple Choice 1. Suppose that the scatterplot of (log x, log y) shows a strong positive correlation Which of the following must be true? I. The variables x and y also have a correlation close to 1. II. A scatterplot of (x, y) shows a strong nonlinear pattern. III. The residual plot of the variables x and y shows a random pattern. (a) I only (b) II only (c) III only (d) I and II (e) I, II, and III 2. What is the purpose of residual plots? (a) To determine...

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Discrete and Continuous Variables

have asked me to recommend three quantitative objects that ought to be tracked about every client that calls and/or their conduct about snack foods and specify whether the variables are continuous or discrete. We will begin by discussing what quantitative data/research is, define discrete variables, define continuous variables, and I will provide my three recommendations. (CTU Online 2014) II. Quantitative Data/Research Quantitative research is conducted utilizing sampling approaches (such as customer...

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Variables That Influence Women in Parliament

VARIABLES THAT INFLUENCE WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT Abstract: Women are consistently underrepresented in political systems around the world. In this research, I examine factors such as the gender equality scale, education, ratio of female to male income and cultural diversity and their impact on the percentage of women in government. My findings reinforce my hypotheses; all four independent variables have statistically significant effects on women in parliament, with the ratio of female to male income...

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Statistics and Variable Daily Sales

data set TVHOURS.MTW in the Student14 folder. a) Prepare a pie chart for the variable “Educ.” Comment on the results. b) Prepare a segmented bar chart to examine “Educ” by “Gender.” Comment on the results. c) Prepare a histogram for the variable “HrsTV.” Comment on the shape of the distribution. d) Show descriptive statistics on the variable “HrsNews” for all age groups. Use the optional “By Variables” box; enter “AgeGrp” in the box. Comment on the results. Make sure to compare...

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Stylistics Variation and Stable Variables in Speech

without also considering the role of societies in which we live and the social norms that parallel. These factors are in a consistent continuum of influence on each other and cannot be separated in a conscientious study of language and linguistic variables. (Jose, B. Introductory Overview [PDF document] Lecture Notes Fall 2011 https://resources.oncourse.iu.edu/) In the text Introducing Sociolinguistics, Dr. Miriam Meyerhoff looks a three ways these factors shape common models of stylistic variation...

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Information Systems Success: the Quest for Dependent Variable

Information Systems Success: The Quest for Dependent Variable By William H. DeLone and Ephraim R. McLean Dependent variables are needed to be well defined in the IS success examination. Prior research more concerns on independent variables than the dependent variable. Instead, this article focuses on the measurement of the dependent variable. Shannon and Weaver (1949) and Mason (1978) yield six distinct categories or aspects of information systems success, which are system quality, information...

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Variable Costing

VARIABLE COSTINGMorenike Onibon Liberty University Abstract Determining the actual valuation of manufactured assets has always been a major problem in the accounting field. The real controversy exist in the decision regarding which costs are relevant to future periods, and thus should be included in assets valuation, and which should not be charged against net income. An understanding of the relationship between costs, volume, and profit, enables management to set more realistic objectives for...

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Variable Costs

Dora McKinney Hsm/260 Week 4 Instructor: Greg O’Donnell Fixed Costs, Variable Costs, and Break-Even Point Exercise 10.1 Month Meals Served Total Costs July 3,500 $20,500 Low August 4,000 22,600 September 4,200 23,350 October 4,600 24,500 November 4,700 25,000 December 4,900 26,000 High In dealing...

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Variable Manufacturing

Tammy Wang, a new customer, to fulfill a large one-time-only special order for a product similar to one offered to regular customers. The following per unit data apply for sales to regular customers: Direct materials $455 Direct labor 300 Variable manufacturing support 45 Fixed manufacturing support 100 Total manufacturing costs 900 Markup (60%) 540 Targeted selling price $1440 Grant’s Kitchens has excess capacity. Ms. Wang wants the cabinets in cherry rather than oak, so direct...

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