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MAT 540 Week 1 Quiz 1.doc

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Business

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Question 1
0 out of 2 points
Which of the following is incorrect with respect to the use of models in decision making?
Answer
Selected Answer:
they are generally easy to use
Correct Answer:
they promote subjectivity in decision making
Question 2
2 out of 2 points
The probabilities of mutually exclusive events sum to zero.
Answer
Selected Answer: False
Correct Answer: False
Question 3
0 out of 2 points
The term decision analysis refers to testing how a problem solution
reacts to changes in one or more of the model parameters.
Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: False
Question 4
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Variable costs are independent of volume and remain constant.
Answer
Selected Answer: False
Correct Answer: False
Question 5
2 out of 2 points
A frequency distribution is an organization of numerical data about the
events in an experiment.
Answer
Selected Answer: True
Correct Answer: True
Question 6
2 out of 2 points
Objective probabilities that can be stated prior to the occurrence of an event are
Answer
Selected Answer:
classical or a priori
Correct Answer:
classical or a priori
Question 7
2 out of 2 points
A set of events is collectively exhaustive when it includes _______ the events that can
occur in an experiment.
Answer
Selected Answer:
all

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Correct Answer:
all
Question 8
0 out of 2 points
Which of the following is not an alternative name for management science?
Answer
Selected Answer:
quantitative analysis
Correct Answer:
decision support systems
Question 9
0 out of 2 points
Which of the following is an equation or an inequality that expresses a resource
restriction in a mathematical model?
Answer
Selected Answer:
decision variable.
Correct Answer:
a constraint.
Question 10
2 out of 2 points
____________ techniques include uncertainty and assume that there can be more than
one model solution.
Answer
Selected Answer:
Probabilistic

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