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QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR BUSINESS (FALL 2013)

SAMPLE TEST
MIDTERM EXAMINATION
PART 01: MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS (20 POINTS)
1. (1 pt) Given the following two-person game, which strategy can be eliminated by use of dominance? Y1 Y2
13

0

X2

6

8

X3

12

14

a. X2

c. Y2

b. Y1

e. X1

d. X3

The following payoff table is using for next 6 questions.

2. (1 pt) What decision would an optimist make?
a. Alternative 1

c. State of Nature A

b. Alternative 2

e. Alternative 3

d. Do Nothing

3. (1 pt) What decision would a pessimist make?
a. Alternative 1

c. State of Nature B

b. Alternative 2

e. Alternative 3

d. Do Nothing

4. (1 pt) What is the best
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c. the sum of losses for one player must equal the sum of gains for the other player.
d. None of the above.

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[Quantitative Methods for Business] | MIDTERM EXAMINATION: SAMPLE TEST

a. a risk seeker.

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Use the following data for the next three questions:
State of nature
X

Y

Z

p1 = 0.30

P2 = 0.50

p3 = 0.20

A

80

60

20

B

70

65

30

C

50

25

95

D

40

85

45

16. (2 pts) The best alternative according to EMV is: ______ and EMV = ______
17. (2 pts)The best alternative according to EOL is: ______ and EOL = ______
18. (1 pt) If using Equally likely criterion, the best alternative is: ____________
PART II: WRITING PART (80 POINTS)
QUESTION 01: (15 POINTS)
Player I holds a black Ace and a red 8. Player II holds a red 2 and a black 7. The players simultaneously choose a card to play. If the chosen cards are of the same color, Player I wins.
Player II wins if the cards are of different colors. The amount won is a number of dollars equal to the number on the winner’s card (Ace counts as 1.)
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Establish the payoff table
Find the value of the game and the optimal mixed strategies of the players.

QUESTION 02: (15 POINTS)
A well-known ice cream shop, Thien Ly, wants to predict the sales of their ice cream in next quarter to prepare materials and labor. They have accumulated

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