1. (‘JJ) uses a certain machine to produce carjacks. The machine cost the company $90,000 three years ago. The reduced
s ago. The reduced book value now stands at $60,000. A new model of the machine is currently available for $139,350. The new machine has a useful life of five years, at which time it will be sold for $20,000. Using the new machine, the expected unit sales of the car jacks would be 6,000 car jacks per annum. The estimated unit selling price is $35 for the first year. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore, JJ is experiencing labour shortage. JJ will have to transfer workers from another department to the new project. These workers earn a contribution of $2 per direct labour hour in their original department. The fixed overhead cost would be $2.20 per hour and this is expected to remain unchanged. JJ’s products are being sold to a distributor. The sales agreement allows the selling price to rise at the rate of 10 percent per year after the first year. The unit cost price, except for fixed costs, is expected to increase at the same rate as the selling price. Working capital requirements are expected to be $15,000 in the first and second years, increasing to $18,000 in the third year and is expected to remain at this level till the end of the project. All the amounts of working capital will be recovered at the time of project termination. The new project uses cutting-edge technology and so enjoys a tax holiday from the authorities. The drawback of using this high-risk approach is that the new project requires a minimum return of 27 percent per annum. Required: Identify the relevant cash flows for the decision as to whether JJ should proceed to purchase the new machine. Note: To show all workings with accompanying explanations. Word count requirement: 800
2.I need help in summarizing this article:
The air we inhale could be changing our conduct in manners we are just
we are just barely starting to
understand.In the future, police and wrongdoing counteraction units may start to screen the degrees of
contamination in their urban communities, and convey assets to the spaces where contamination is heaviest on guaranteed
day.This may seem like the plot of a sci-fi film, however ongoing discoveries recommend that this
likely could be a beneficial practice.Why? Arising contemplates show that air contamination is connected to
disabled judgment, emotional well-being issues, more unfortunate execution in school and most worryingly
maybe, more elevated levels of crime.These discoveries are largely the really disturbing, given that more than
a big part of the total populace now live in metropolitan conditions – and a greater amount of us are going in
blocked regions than any time in recent memory. However, perhaps, he thought, there could be other unfavorable
impacts on our lives.To start with, he led an investigation seeing whether air contamination had an
impact in psychological performance.Roth and his group saw understudies taking tests on various
days – and furthermore estimated how much contamination was noticeable all around on those given days. Indeed, even a couple
days prior and a couple of days after, they discovered no impact – it's truly upon the arrival of the test
that the grade diminished altogether. To decide the drawn out impacts, Roth followed up
to perceive what affect this had eight to 10 years after the fact. In this way, he daid that regardless of whether it's a present moment
impact of air contamination, on the off chance that it happens in a basic period of life it truly can have a drawn out impact. In
2018 examination, his group broke down two years of wrongdoing information from more than 600 of London's discretionary
wards, and tracked down that more insignificant violations happened on the most dirtied days, in both rich and
poor areas.Although we ought to be careful about reaching determinations about connections, for example,
these, the creators have seen some proof that there is a causal link.Wherever the haze of
contamination ventures, wrongdoing increments. As a feature of a similar report, they thought about unmistakable regions
over the long haul, just as following degrees of contamination over the long haul. This implies that an intercession at
an early age ought to be a priority.Exposure to different poisons can cause aggravation in the
cerebrum. There are numerous potential components that may clarify how air contamination influences our
morality.Lu, for example, has shown that the simple considered contamination can impact our
brain science through its negative associations.Naturally, the scientists couldn't
truly uncover members with contamination, so they took the following best (morally supported) venture
so they asked them to truly envision living around here, and how they would feel and how their life
would be living in this climate, to make them mentally experience air contamination
versus a perfect climate. He tracked down that the member's tension expanded, and they became
more self-focussed – two reactions that could increment forceful and flippant
practices. Along these lines, by raising people groups' tension, air contamination can detrimentally affect
conduct. at the point when we are restless we are bound to punch somebody in the face, than when
we are quiet. Lead analyst Joanne Newbury, from King's College London, says she can't
however guarantee that her outcomes are causal, yet the discoveries are in accordance with different investigations proposing a
interface between air contamination and psychological wellness. "It adds to confirm connecting air contamination to
actual medical conditions and air contamination connect to dementia.
3.It is estimated that during any one hour period, an average of 10 Internet users visit the
website of Sport-Equip Ltd,
of Sport-Equip Ltd, a company that sells sports equipment. Some of the users
who visit the website end up buying sports equipment from the website while others are
simply browsing in order to obtain product information.
(a) Clearly explain and justify which probability distribution you would use to
describe the number of Internet users who visit the website of Sport-Equip Ltd
in a one hour period. [There is no need to calculate any probabilities for this part
of the question]
(b) What is the probability that during any half-hour period, there will be less than 3
visitors to the website?
(c) What is the probability that during any two-hour period, there will be more than
15 visitors to the website?
(d) If a user has just visited the website, find the probability that the website will
have another visitor within the next 10 minutes. In your answer, state the
probability distribution you have used and explain your choice.
(e) It is estimated that 40% of Internet users who visit Sport-Equip Ltd’s website
buy a product from the company. If 100 users visit the website over a given
period of time, find the probability that more than 50 of them will buy a product
from the company. In your answer, state the probability distribution you have
used and explain your choice
4.Directions: You are part of a fireworks crew assembling a local fireworks display.
There are two parts to the fireworks platforms:
rts to the fireworks platforms: one part is on the ground and the
other part is on top of a building. You are going to graph all of your results on one
coordinate plane. Make sure to label each graph with its equation. Use the following
equations to assist with this assignment.
• The function for objects dropped from a height where t is the time in
seconds, h is the height in feet at time it t, and 0 h is the initial height is
0 ht t h ( ) 16 =− + .
• The function for objects that are launched where t is the time in seconds, h is
the height in feet at time t, 0 h is the initial height, and 0 v is the initial velocity
in feet per second is 2
0 0 ht t vt h ( ) 16 =− + + .
Select the link below to access centimeter grid paper for your portfolio.
Centimeter Grid Paper
First, conduct some research to help you with later portions of this portfolio
• Find a local building and estimate its height. How tall do you think the
• Use the Internet to find some initial velocities for different types of fireworks.
What are some of the initial velocities that you found?
Respond to the following items.
1. While setting up a fireworks display, you have a tool at the top of the
building and need to drop it to a coworker below.
a. How long will it take the tool to fall to the ground? (Hint: use the first
equation that you were given above, 2
0 ht t h ( ) 16 =− + . For the building’s
height, use the height of the building that you estimated in Task 1.)
b. Draw a graph that represents the path of this tool falling to the
ground. Be sure to label your axes with a title and a scale. Your graph
should show the height of the tool, h, after t seconds have passed.
Label this line “Tool”.