Breeding records reveal that 1 out of every 8 puppies of a certain Welsh Corgi female are runts. Since these puppies can't be sold for full price, we wish to examine the frequency with which this condition is likely to o ...

42% of the cars in a dealer lot are red, 21% are black and 10% are white. The remainder are some other unspecified color. Salespersons randomly shows three cars to three different customers. What is the probability the f ...

A firm requires an investment of $18,000 and will return $26,000 after one year. If the firm borrows $10,000 at 8% what is the return on levered equity?

The distribution of heights of adult American women is approximately normal with a mean of 64 inches and standard deviation of 2 inches. What percent of women is taller than 68 inches?

An insurance company is selling a perpetuity contract that pays $2,00 monthly. The contract currently sells for $100,000. (a) What is the monthly return on this investment vehicle? (b) if instead the amount of monthly in ...

A perpetuity pays $4300 at the end of every month for 11 months of each year. At the end of the 12th month of each year, it pays double that amount. If the effective ANNUAL rate is 9%, what is the present value of this p ...

Indigo Environment Corp. just paid a dividend of $1 per share. The dividends are expected to grow at 25% for the next eight years and then level off to 6% growth rate indefinitely. If the required return is 10%, what is ...

An insurance company will pay Dave $220,000 (the market value of the house) should his house be destroyed by fire during the year. In return, Dave pays the insurance company $1280 that year (called the "premium") for tha ...

A sample of 100 randomly selected students found that the proportion of students planning to travel home for Thanksgiving is 0.68. What is the Standard Deviation of the sampling distribution?

We would like to estimate the true average age of customers for a particular company. How large would the sample size need to be for the margin of error (based on 95% confidence) to be 1 year? Suppose that, based on prev ...

