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Quiz 9 :

Perform the Analysis: Prescriptive Analytics

Quiz 9 :

Perform the Analysis: Prescriptive Analytics

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The process of changing the values in various input cells to see how they might affect the output is called foregone costs.
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The __________ is the interest rate that makes the present value of cash inflows just equal to the present value of cash outflows.
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Whether the investment returns arrive in year 1 versus year 2 will make a difference on the calculation of internal rate of return.
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__________ analytics identifies the best possible option given constraints or changing conditions.
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Scenario analysis is __________.
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What is the internal rate of return for a $33,000 investment (−33,000 at year zero) and cash inflows of $10,000 per year for years 1 through 4?
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Prescriptive analytics helps identify the best decision based on constraints or changing __________.
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An objective of financial accounting is to help investors and other users in assessing the amounts, __________, and __________of future cash cash-flows.
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Using three different possible interest rates to evaluate their possible impact on the outcomes of investments is called sensitivity analysis.
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An accounting rate of return is the percentage of return expected on an asset compared to the initial investment cost.
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This is the correct calculation of net present value a new piece of equipment that is expected to cost $200,000 at the time of purchase (Year 0) and returns $150,000 per year for three years, and a cost of capital of 10%.
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Whether the investment returns arrive in year 1 versus year 2 will not make a difference on the calculation of net present value.
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A series (such as monthly or annually) of fixed payments is called a(n) __________.
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Cisco, a provider of modems and routers has decided it is more profitable to outsource its production than to make it themselves. To decide this, they have performed __________.
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Prescriptive analytics will often build upon descriptive, diagnostic, or predictive analytics.
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The decision of which major expenditures and projects a company will invest in is traditionally called __________.
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Future modelling is a representation of the financial outcomes resulting from a decision or future event.
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The interest rate calculated to the point where the present value of cash inflows is equal to the present value of cash outflows is called __________.
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A complete payment made all at one time, is called an annuity.
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Prescriptive analytics will optimize the decisions based on the forecast of the future.
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