# complete the following 4 questions

*label*Business Finance

*timer*Asked: Jan 3rd, 2019

*account_balance_wallet*$25

**Question description**

*****Submit answers in a single, tabbed Excel file with the answer to each problem on a separate tab of the worksheet.******

-22. Mysti Farris (see Problem 1-20) believes that there is a high probability that 120 pool cues can be sold if the selling price is appropriately set. What selling price would cause the break-even point to be 120?

-23. Golden Age Retirement Planners specializes in pro-viding financial advice for people planning for a comfortable retirement. The company offers seminars on the important topic of retirement planning. For a typical seminar, the room rental at a hotel is $1,000, and the cost of advertising and other incidentals is about $10,000 per seminar. The cost of the materials and special gifts for each attendee is $60 per person attending the seminar. The company charges $250 per person to attend the seminar, as this seems to be competitive with other companies in the same business. How many people must attend each seminar for Golden Age to break even?

-41.The time to complete a construction project is normally distributed with a mean of 60 weeks and a standard deviation of 4 weeks.

(a) What is the probability the project will be finished in 62 weeks or less?

(b) What is the probability the project will be finished in 66 weeks or less?

(c) What is the probability the project will take longer than 65 weeks?

-42. A new integrated computer system is to be installed worldwide for a major corporation. Bids on this project are being solicited, and the contract will be awarded to one of the bidders. As a part of the proposal for this project, bidders must specify how long the project will take. There will be a significant penalty for finishing late. One potential contractor determines that the average time to complete a project of this type is 40 weeks with a standard deviation of 5 weeks. The time required to complete this project is assumed to be normally distributed.

(a) If the due date of this project is set at 40 weeks, what is the probability that the contractor will have to pay a penalty (i.e., the project will not be finished on schedule)?

(b) If the due date of this project is set at 43 weeks, what is the probability that the contractor will have to pay a penalty (i.e., the project will not be finished on schedule)?

(c) If the bidder wishes to set the due date in the proposal so that there is only a 5% chance of being late (and consequently only a 5% chance of having to pay a penalty), what due date should be set?

*****Submit answers in a single, tabbed Excel file with the answer to each problem on a separate tab of the worksheet.******

## Tutor Answer

Please find attached the solutions. Please let me know if you have any doubt.

materials and labor cost for each cue

weekly fixed cost

break-even point (Number of pool cues)

$25

$2,400

120

Total cost

Selling Price

$5,400

$45

The room rental at a hotel

The cost of advertising and ot...

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