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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.An easy way to share files with other users is to put them: a.on the desktop. b.in a library. c.in a Public folder. d.              in your user folder. 2.To select multiple files in Windows Explorer: a.press Ctrl + A. b.press Ctrl and.
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1. ________________The highest ranking financial manager in a large organization is the CFO. 2. ________________Financial managers seek to balance financial risks with expected returns. 3. ________________The chief accounting manager typically holds the title of Treasurer. 4. ________________Financial managers are responsible for obtaining any needed funds, but play no role in planning expenditures. 5. ________________Planning,.
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Fill in the blanks using the words from the Word Bank above. 1.The __________ is the high-speed connection points between networks. 2.__________ allows you to navigate through information by using the __________ that connect them. 3.__________ are companies that offer Internet access. 4.Internet access that exceeds 200 Kbps is considered __________..
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4.1 Explain the concept of leverage. 4.2 Why do firms generally rely more on long-term funds rather than short-term funds? 4.3 What is an important determinant of a firm’s dividend policy? 5.1 What are the three sources of short-term funding? 5.2 Explain trade credit. 5.3 Why is commercial paper an attractive short-term financing option? .
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Answer the true–false questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. ___ 1.You can use a computer without an operating system installed. ___ 2. Multitasking is the ability to do more than one task at a time. ___ 3. Each running application is assigned its own.
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Fill in the blanks using the words from the key terms above. 1.A(n) ___________is an application that is used to create, edit, and format text documents. 2.              __________ means the layout on the computer screen shows the document layout as it would be printed.  3.A(n) __________ is a collection of records.
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Fill-in-the Blank Fill in the blanks using the words from the key terms above. 1.The processes of opening, closing, saving, naming, deleting, and organizing digital files are collectively called  __________.  2.A(n) __________ is a container used to store files. 3.The user folder structure of subfolders within folders is organized in a(n) ___________. .
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1. Financial managers: a. present financial data that is timely, accurate, and relevant. b. are concerned with acquiring funds but not the use of funds. c. develop a financial plan and determine the most appropriate sources and uses of funds. d. work independently of the strategic plan to maximize shareholder value. 2. In a large.
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21. There are two types of short-term bank loans: line of credit and _____ agreements. a.revolving credit b.commercial paper c.certificates of deposit d.deposit turnovers 22. _____ involves a business selling its accounts receivable to either a bank or a finance company. a.Leveraging b.Short-selling c.Factoring d.Discounting 23. A _____ refers to the sale of new stock or bond issues to a.
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Answer the true-false questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.Al Gore invented the Internet. 2.There are five Internet Exchange Points around the world. 3.The Internet2 project evolved from the original NSFNET. 4.Outside of your home, you share your cable with your neighbors. 5.Because it.
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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.Which application would be the best choice for creating a budget? a.Word processor b.Spreadsheet c.Database d.              Personal information manager 2.Software that has the source code published and made available to the public, enabling anyone to copy, modify and redistribute it.
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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.A computer’s clock speed is measured in: a.gigabytes. b.gigahertz. c.gibibytes. d.              gigabits. 2.The wires that transfer data across the motherboard are known as the: a.system clock. b.CPU. c.CMOS. d.              data buses. 3._______ is a short-range, wireless technology used to connect peripheral devices to a computer. a.Blu-ray b.PS/2 c.Bluetooth d.             .
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Answer the true-false questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.You must create your user folder.  2.You can customize a library by adding additional locations to it. 3.Windows Explorer is a tool used to navigate the Internet. 4.File extensions are assigned by the program that.
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Going Green: College Students Invest Responsibly Colleges and universities control billions of dollars in endowment funds—money or other assets donated to them. Some schools, including Yale University, are giving students hands-on investment experience with money from these endowments. Almost a decade ago, the Dwight Hall organization at Yale University launched the first.
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Case 17.2 Hewlett-Packard Continues its Focus on Hardware CEO Meg Whitman predicts a multiyear turnaround for Hewlett-Packard (HP), whose product mix ranges from PCs and printers to servers, networking equipment, and software used by large companies. Currently the world’s largest seller of servers, HP’s strategy includes investing in software that allows connectivity.
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11. Refex Inc. requires more than three times as many assets per dollar of sales compared to Brenzon Inc. This is a measure of: a. asset planning. b. asset intensity. c. asset liquidity. d. asset diversification. 10. All of the following are short-term assets EXCEPT: a. inventory. b. accounts receivable. c. equipment. d. cash. 11. Short-term assets can be, or.
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21.Private investment companies open only to qualified large investors are called ________________ 22.When new stock or bond issues are not sold publicly but instead are sold to a small group of major investors, these types of sales are called ________________ 23.The process by which decisions are made regarding investments in long-lived assets.
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Answer the true-false questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. a.The terms CPU and system unit mean the same thing. b.Random access memory (RAM) loses the information stored in it when the power is turned off. c.Computers use the decimal number system to store data..
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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1. What has the most impact on the size of photo print you can make? a.              Resolution b.              Flash memory c.              Optical zoom d.              PictBridge 2.              Which is a drawback of point-and shoot cameras? a.              They don’t use flash memory. b.              You.
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Answer the true-false questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1. Computers convert information into data. 2. First generation computers used vacuum tubes. 3. Today’s computers use transistors and microprocessors. 4. Moore’s Law is expected to hold true for another 10-20 years. 5. An all-in-one.
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1.Sources of equity capital include: a.retained earnings. b.contributions by venture capitalists. c.owner contributions or stock sold. d.all of the above. 2.Which of the following must be repaid at a stated time? a.bondsc.stock b.retained earningsd.all of the above 3.Debt capital refers to: a.venture capital.d.residual funds. b.borrowed funds.e.owners’ investments in the firm. c.retained earnings. 4.Equity capital is referred to as: a.borrowed funds.c.funds provided by the.
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Fill in the blanks using the words from the Word Bank above. a.The hardware components that serve the input, output, and storage functions of a computer are called __________.  b.The __________ performs arithmetic (addition and subtraction) and logic (AND, OR, NOT) calculations and the __________ manages the movement of data through.
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Answer the true-false questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.In a business environment you will find Microsoft Excel almost exclusively as the spreadsheet application. 2.Each database can have only one table of records. 3.OpenOffice.org cannot open and work with documents created in Microsoft Office..
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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1. Which is a function of an operating system? a.              Manage memory allocation b.              Create spreadsheets c.              Edit images d.              Browse the Internet 2.              What OS feature makes installing new hardware easy? a.              GUI b.              API c.              Plug and Play d.              Multitouch 3.              Application software.
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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1. _______ is considered to be the first computer programmer. a. Charles Babbage b. Ada Lovelace c. Grace Hopper d. John Atanasoff 2. Originally created to calculate artillery firing tables, ______ was the first working, digital, general-purpose computer. a. Analytical Engine b..
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Case 17.3 Comet Skateboards Rides the Triple Bottom Line Jason Salfi, co-founder and president of Comet Skateboards, loves skateboarding and he’s a fanatic about building the best skateboards on the market with the most sustainable materials available. During the first years of production—when Comet moved from California to Ithaca, New York in.
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11.________________are assets sold by one firm to another. 12. This is extended by suppliers when a firm receives goods or services, agreeing to pay for them at a later date: ________________ 13. ________________ consists of funds provided by the firm’s owners when they reinvest earnings, make additional contributions, liquidate assets, issue stock.
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Answer the multiple-choice questions below for more practice with key terms and concepts from this chapter. 1.The original Internet was called: a.ARPANET. b.CSNET. c.NSFNET. d.Internet2. 2.The fastest broadband Internet service is __________. a.cable. b.DSL. c.WiMAX. d.FiOS. 3._______ is broadband over digital telephone lines. a.Cable b.DSL c.WiMAX d.FiOS 4.The most popular Web browser today is: a.Internet Explorer. b.Firefox. c.Chrome. d.Safari. 5.You can view multiple Web pages in most browsers using ________. a.add-ons b.plug-ins c.extensions d.tabs 6.A(n) _______is.
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1.________________Financial managers generally invest excess cash in marketable securities until the funds are needed. 2.________________Firms use funds to finance day-to-day operations, to purchase inventory and long-term assets, and to make payments on loans. 3.__F__If cash inflows fall below cash needs, a financial manager should buy commercial paper. 4.________________The dividends paid to stockholders are.
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1.________________Commercial paper is another name for long-term debt. 2.________________Financial control is the process that periodically checks actual revenues, costs, and expenses against a firm’s forecasts and plans. 3.________________The amount and timing of borrowing are important aspects of the financial plan. 4.________________Not having enough cash on hand can be costly. 5.________________Having too much cash on.
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1.________________ is an executive who develops and implements the firm’s financial plan and determines the most appropriate sources and uses of funds. 2. The document that specifies the funds needed by a firm for a period of time, the timing of inflows and outflows, and the most appropriate sources and uses.
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Case 17.1 Macy’s CFO Guides Retail Giant with a Steady Hand During her tenure as Macy’s chief financial officer, Karen Hoguet has presided over many complex financial strategies and hurdles. A 30-year veteran of the company, Hoguet served in a number of executive roles before becoming CFO. As CFO, Hoguet has helped.
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1.Trade-off for financial managers refers to: a.selling vs. buying.c.risk vs. reward. b.sales vs. orders.d.imports vs. exports. 2.In general, a more liberal credit policy means: a.increased collection costs.c.higher levels of bad debt. b.higher sales.d.all of the above. 3.Firms with asset intensity a.sell assets to secure cash.c.need additional assets to support sales. b.keep small cash reserves.d.purchase the assets of other.
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