The Piper Alpha Disaster
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...Alpha Disaster By Introduction Piper Alpha was an oil production platform located northeast of Aberdeen, Scotland and was operated by Occidental Group (NASA, 2013, p. 1). In 1976, it started to export oil to the Flotta terminal from Piper Oilfield, which was discovered in 1973. The [platform had four main operating areas, and were separated using firewalls that were designed to withstand fire. In addition, the arrangement of the operating areas was such that the most hazardous ones were situated far from the personnel. However, a Gas Compression Module (GCM) was located next to the control room of the platform, and this proved dangerous (NASA, 2013 p. 2). In the late... that night evacuated...
The Alpha Level Science
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...Alpha Level Science kit published by Academic Point is a science curriculum for beginners. The curriculum is based on building a basic understanding of what science is and what it includes with a number of practical exercises that expand on each preceding unit. The curriculum includes 9 individual illustrative “read to books”, a teacher’s and student’s workbook and a CD containing a memory song (Academic Point). This paper provides an analysis of the Alpha Level Science curriculum and offer philosophical insights into how the curriculum can be improved and therefore revised for optimum outcomes among kindergarten students. In particular... ?Science Curriculum/Teaching Analysis & Revision Project By The...
Star Alpha Medicines
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...Alpha Medicine Introduction The continuous effort of modern medicine give rise to the birth and development of many drugs designed and engineered to cure illnesses such as cancer, which have taken millions of lives before. The endless researches on the nature of diseases, old and new, and the appropriate and effective drugs needed, this quest that our scientists embark, shed light and give hope to many patients enduring a painful battle out there, having a hard ride yet fighting strongly and holding on. Thanks to science and the persevering minds behind the developments of every drug meant to be beacon of hope. Life, above all is a precious thing and a sacred entity that is worthy of every... Star Alpha ...
DO MUTUAL FUNDS DELIVER ALPHA?
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...alpha. The null hypothesis is that abnormal performance does not exist while the alternative hypothesis is that abnormal performance exists in mutual funds. To test the hypothesis the significance level has being set at 5%. In rejecting or failing to reject the null hypothesis, statistical errors of error 1 and error 2 are to be observed. Error 1 in the context... Introduction A “mutual fund” is a scheme for investment which is professionally run by pooling money from many investors to buy securities. The mutual funds firm management undertakes market analysis that enables the fund to make a decision on asset allocation to invest depending on the expected return and risk of the assets. The decision that ...
Management issues: Problems facing Alpha Mill
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...Alpha Mill Alpha plantation deals with growing and processing palm oil for the parent company’s detergent processing business. Its top management originates from the parent company in the UK while junior staff is selected from the local workforce. Mr. Ang is such a worker who has grown to become a senior supervisor in the company. The senior supervisor is assisted by two junior supervisors who head the team of seventy five operators. The company practices a bureaucratic rule where the operators follow the instructions from the junior supervisors. Junior supervisors are answerable to Mr. Ang. Mr. Ang is in charge of the production operation... in the organization would ensure a smooth...
High Noon at Alpha Mills Case
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...Alpha Mills 5th, November, The objective of this case study is to ascertain the key issues and decisions pertaining to the company by providing an analysis and recommendations on how the directors or manager could have prevented these problems. Background and Key Issues Alpha plantation is an oil palm plantation located in Malaysia in south East Asia. The company is owned and managed by the British and forms one of the subsidiaries of the British multinational company. The company was formed with the sole purpose of supplying crude palm oil for its parents company in Britain. The purpose of the palm oil is to manufacture detergents, which are used as ingredients for manufacturing soaps... High Noon at...
Financial strengths and weaknesses of Primax, Alpha and Beta;
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...Alpha by Primax 7 Possible improvements in Beta by Primax 7 A proper budgetary approach in the enlarged business 8 Adoption of Balanced Scorecard approach for smooth integration Beta 10 References 12 Executive Summary This project analyses in detail financial strengths and weaknesses of Primax, Alpha and Beta; three firms engaged in manufacturing furniture. While Primax among them is most financially sound the other two firms are not doing that well financially. Primax wishes to acquire... ? Case Study Table of Contents Table of Contents Executive Summary 2 Performance comparison of three companies 3 Liquidity Ratios 3 Solvency Ratios5 Activity Ratios 5 Profitability Ratios 6 Possible improvements in...
Capital Budgeting and Investment Appraisal: The Alpha plc.
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...Alpha plc. of Date 1. Introduction This paper seeks to help Alpha to decide whether it should acquire an open-cast coal mine in South Wales at a cost of £2.75 million. This paper consists of two parts. The first part will make recommendations to the company as to whether the project should go ahead with explanation as to the choice of the investment appraisal method as the most appropriate for evaluating investment projects. The second part will discuss the issues in investment appraisal, cost of capital, and risk in relation to investment appraisal made in the first part. 2. Analysis and Discussion 2.1... RUNNING HEAD: Capital Budgeting. Capital Budgeting and Investment Appraisal: The Alpha...
Capital Budgeting and Investment Appraisal: The Alpha plc. Case
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...Alpha plc. Case Part a) Sources of Initial Cash Outflow: Purchasing open cast-coal mine in South Wales at a cost of £2.75 million The company will require vehicles and equipment costing £13.75 million Working Capital of £0.55 Million is required. Cash Outflow   Cost of Equipment -13.75 Changes in Working Capital -0.55 Cost of Coal Mine -2.75 Total Cash Outflow -17.05 Cash flows for each period: We have used these data for preparing the cash flow forecasts for the economic life of the project. The project will make an investment in working capital of £0.55 million during the lifetime of the project. This working capital can be recoverred by the end... Capital Budgeting and Investment Appraisal: The Alpha ...
Defeating Diabetes one step at a time- the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation
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...ALPHA GAMMA DELTA FOUNDATION “Inspire the woman. Impact the world” a powerful and deeply motivating ment that justifies the mission of the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation to extend their help and support to those suffering from diabetes. The foundation provides huge amounts of grants annually to organizations as well as individuals for the purpose of facilitating research on diabetes, its treatment as well as education. It assists its members by granting scholarships, as well as providing leadership training and conducting workshops. Moreover, it also offers financial assistance to members in deep financial crisis at times of emergency. According... DIABETES ONE STEP AT A TIME- THE ALPHA GAMMA DELTA...
You are hired as a consultant by Alpha Omega Technical Industries ( TechInd)
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...Alpha Omega Technical Industries) should often select the vertical market(s) to specialize in, in order to facilitate targeting of novel customers, and expand account penetration. A richer range of offerings, resulting into higher revenues and operations that are more successful, should characterize these developments. However, vertical growth poses a number of challenges. Beyond a simple understanding of goods and technologies, ΑΩ TechInd must pursue... College: Consultancy Report: Network Solution to Real Vertical Growth Demands Introduction Vertical markets growth calls for business organization founded upon the sector in question or specialized requirements. Service provider, like ΑΩ TechInd (Alpha...
Alpha Lipoic Acid what is it, and how does it improve (help) peripheral neuropathy and insulin resistance
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...Alpha Lipoic Acid: What is it, and how does it improve peripheral neuropathy and insulin resistance Introduction Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) is a potent antioxidant and free-radical scavenger. It is both water and fat soluble and can regenerate endogenous antioxidants. ALA has been shown to both decrease blood sugar in diabetics as well as attenuate secondary conditions associated with diabetes. Research has shown that oral ALA supplementation improves insulin sensitivity in patients with type 2 diabetes (Boulton, 2005). Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes mellitus (DM) comprises a group of common metabolic disorders that share the phenotype of hyperglycemia. Several...
Businss problem
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...Alpha Communications and Beta Publications pool resources in a one-time business deal, they form a limited liability company (LLC). A limited liability company is a business organization that exhibits characteristics of both corporations and partnerships (Mancuso 40). Before Alpha Communications and Beta Publications enter into the business deal, they ran their individual activities as partnerships. By coming together for the purpose of working on a common goal, a limited liability company is born. The law recognizes the company as a separate entity from its owners, meaning that the owners of the LLC enjoy limited liability. Both Alpha and Beta contract with other business... Business Problem When Alpha ...
Discussion topic
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...alpha level must be determined to guide in data interpretation. In essence, the alpha level is the chance of not accepting the null hypothesis even if the null hypothesis is true. In summary, it can be stated that alpha level is the probability of concluding a wrong decision. If a researcher is worried about the possibility of rejecting the null hypothesis when it is definitely true, then he should use a lower alpha level to minimise the chance that could lead to rejection of null hypothesis incorrectly. However, reducing alpha level could lead to committing a type II error, the error of not rejecting a null hypothesis when it is false... Discussion topic affiliation In any statistical analysis, the...
Business law
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...Alpha Communications, a partnership, publishes consumer periodicals, including Science Today. Beta Publications, also a partnership, publishes professional periodicals, including Technology Review. Alpha and Beta agree to pool their resources in a one-time deal to print and market a book, Unlimited Future. In contracting with Gamma Printing Supplies, Inc., for paper to print the book, Alpha commits fraud. In contracting with Delta Literary Agency for articles to use in Technology Review, a magazine published only by Beta, Beta commits fraud. Gamma and Delta file suits against Alpha and Beta. What type of business organization has Alpha and Beta formed? To whom, if anyone, is Alpha liable... Partnership...
2 pages with gapes
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...alpha and beta importin and a GTPase called Ran. Alpha and beta importin produce a hetrodimer. They act as a soluble receptor for proteins targeted to the nucleus. The alpha subunit binds to the NLS of the nuclear protein in the cytosol. The whole complex then docks at a nuclear pore and translocates across the pore via an energy driven process requiring Ran GTPase. During translocation the importin subunits separate, importin beta dissociates from importin alpha and the NLS bound to the alpha importin dissociates. The alpha and beta importin are then recycled and are transported through the nuclear pore into the cytosol.... Other ways of protein sorting Fill in the missing words. Transcript from lecture ...
White Paper- Software Testing
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...alpha testing has on software during developments or reviews, it brings forth ac case scenario that further highlights the benefits... Computer sciences and Information technology White Paper- Software Testing Table of Content ……………….............................………….. 3 Problem Statement ……........................…………….. 3 Testing and expectations ….............................………. 4 Testing Method ………............................…………… 5 How the Testing Method Solves the Problem …........ 6 Conclusion ...................................................................7 References ................................................................... 8 Abstract This paper is intended to show the impact that al...
Alternative investments consistently provide higher returns as well as diversification benefits to client portfolios Discuss this statement highlighting the most common types of alternative investments.
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...alpha rather than beta returns and the spectrum of alternative investments and structured products have exploded.However, the turmoil that has engulfed financial markets since mid-2007 has and is likely to continue to reduce the attractiveness of alternatives and structured products to most clients’ 1. Introduction The performance of financial products is differentiated within markets with different characteristics; however, in the context of a global crisis, the preference of investors on various financial products is likely to be negatively influenced – no matter even the limitation in these products’ performance is high or low; the examination of the investors... ’ preferences under normal...
Business Proposal In Clear Hear Scenario
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...Alpha and Beta. The contribution margin from Beta is $18 and from Alpha is $12. The difference in the contribution margin is because of the higher selling price of Beta. Figure 1. Contribution margin of Alpha and Beta. 1- Alpha 2- Beta Kendra Sherman has procured an order from Big Box for manufacturing 100000 units at a price of $15 each, which are nearly identical to Alpha. However, Lisa Norman, the production manager informs that the excess capacity is only 70000 units. So, there are two options either 30000 units from Beta model, can be switched to Alpha or the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM... Business Proposal In Clear Hear Scenario Clear Hear operates two production lines in its factory-...
Five year career development plan
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...Alpha II Omega Tax Services CONTENTS Number Topic Pages Introduction to Tax preparation Service 1 2 Career Goals and Objectives 2 3 Career Management and Effective planning 3-4 4 Training Prospects For The Team 5-6 Bibliography 7 Introduction to Tax preparation Service Tax compilation is the practice of organizing tax proceedings, regularly as income tax undertaking, over and over done by an expert service provider other than the taxpayer, and commonly objected for recompense. Tax compilation may be prepared by the tax subject with or without the assistance of tax compilation application and web utilities. Tax compilation can also be achieved... ?Five Year Career Development Plan for A Company d Alpha II ...
Research Methods in Finance- False discoveries in mutual fund performance: Measuring luck in estimated alphas by Laurent Barras, Olivier Scaillet and Russ Wermers, The journal of Finance, 2010, 65(1), 179-216
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...alphas by chance within an organization. The researchers’ approaches include splits of funds into unskilled, zero-alpha, as well as skilled resources (Barras, Scaillet & Wermers, 2010). 1.2 Research question and hypothesis The researchers conducted a multiple of hypothesis tests by simultaneously testing the performance of all resources in the target population (Barras, Scaillet & Wermers, 2010). Though an easy calculation of significant alpha cannot be used to explain the lack a multiple... Research Methods in Finance Research Methods in Finance 1 Research issues in the study The paper aimed developing a simple approach that influence the false findings or reciprocated funds that display meaningful...
Case Study - Provide a network solution
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...Alpha Omega Technical Industries In order for Alpha Omega industries to solve its global expansion problem, I recommend that the company make certain drastic measures to its current infrastructure and network, starting from its Los Angeles headquarters moving outwards. This can only be implemented by introducing new components; both hardware and software to the network. Most importantly would be to introduce vital components such as new application servers, database servers, file servers, and data warehouses for data backup and recovery (Bhaiji, 2008). This of course will see the need for other subsidiary components such as routers, network interface cards... , and custom-made software that...
Psychological Profile Tests
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...Alpha score for GESS 1 and GESS 2 as a measurement for reliability (Cronbach, 1951). The Cronbach's Alpha score for the comparison of GESS 1 and GESS 2 is 0.84, as shown in Figure 3. The results for the first administration and second administration of the ICI (ICI 1 and ICI 2, respectively) are shown in Figure 1. The ICI 1 scores range from 67 to 136 and ICI 2 scores range from 68 to 139. The possible range for ICI scores is 28 to 140. A scatter plot comparing the ICI 1 and ICI 2 data is shown in Figure 4. The Mean for the ICI 1 data is 108.94 and the Standard Deviation is 15.12. The Mean for the ICI 2 data is 108.29 and the Standard Deviation is 16.54. The Slope of the best-fit line...
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
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...Alpha = 8.0 years; and the payback period of Zeta = 7.1 years. The rate of return of Alpha = 12.50%; and the rate of return of Zeta= 14%. Answer to Q3. NPV of the project Alpha = -$64,343,913; and NPV of the project Zeta = -$120,162,957. Answer to Q4. The formula is NPV = - Initial investment + sum of discounted values of each year net cash flow during the project life. The NPV takes care of; initial investment, cost of capital, and income generated by the project. If two projects are mutually... Teacher’s Project Management Answer to Q1. The NPV of the both projects are negative; that is why, they do not meet the minimum standard for Big LU investments. Answer to Q2. The payback period of Alpha = ...
Development of Behavioural Finance
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...alpha. Alpha generation ensures that a fund has outperformed the set benchmark and that the investment management was active... ?Development of Behavioural Finance Behavioural finance deals with the study of the effects of various social, emotional and cognitive factors that affect the financial decision making of individuals. The major concern of behavioural finance is to track down why individuals operating in a market tend to make the choices they make. A range of differentiated factors as well as psychological issues are taken into account in order to explain people’s financial habits. The evolution of behavioural finance can be traced back to Gustave le Bon’s The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind...
Systems analysis
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...Alpha decided to add 3 new branch servers and upgrade its teller and CSR software at all 6 operational locations within the country. The bank evaluated different software systems and architectures and decided to go in for SuperBlade system to drive its teller and CSR software architecture, a business-critical application accessed by thousands of users nationally that processes some 200000 transactions on a daily basis. Indian banks are getting more proactive when it comes to deploying IT hardware and software. There are a number of factors that have fuelled... Summary of the work In its bid to improve operating efficiencies and enhance client services, this leading Indian investment bank called Bank...
Safety Plant
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...Alpha Disaster BY YOU YOUR SCHOOL INFO HERE HERE Introduction On 6 July, 1988 the North Sea Oil and Gas Platform Piper Alpha experienced a series of catastrophic disasters leading to complete destruction of this vital resource for the industry. A series of failures both technological and human-related contributed to several explosions and fires that took the lives of 167 men. At the time of the platform’s construction, it was owned and maintained by Occidental Petroleum, designed for oil extraction. In the 1980s, the platform received an overhaul to allow for natural gas production, which changed some of the dynamics of its operational and technological systems. Piper Alpha was a fixed... ? The Piper...
Server consolidation
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...Alpha decided to add 3 new branch servers and upgrade its teller and CSR software at all 6 operational locations within the country. The bank evaluated different software systems and architectures and decided to go in for SuperBlade system to drive its teller and CSR software architecture, a business-critical application accessed by thousands of users nationally that processes some 200000 transactions on a daily basis. Indian banks are getting more proactive when it comes to deploying IT hardware and software. There are a number of factors that have fuelled... Summary of the work In its bid to improve operating efficiencies and enhance client services, this leading Indian investment bank called Bank...
Crew Resource Management. Report(2000 words)- Using the model designed by Professor James Reason, write a report on the
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...Alpha Oil Rig Fire BY YOU YOUR ACADEMIC ORGANISATION HERE HERE HERE Piper Alpha Oil RigFire Executive Summary One hundred and sixty seven men lost their lives, including both crew and rescue personnel, on July 6, 1988 when the Piper Alpha Oil Rig experienced catastrophic explosions caused by management and process oversights. Piper Alpha had two condensate pumps, pump A and B, which carried compressed gas. The evening prior, maintenance to pump A had been authorised, however the repairs were left unfinished and a temporary seal was placed on Pump A along with a safety permit indicating the pump was not to be utilised. During the course of the evening... , the permit and information about the...
Marketing research
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...Alpha plc is proposed. The acquisition is confirmed by the Board of directors of both the firms informally, and a transaction value of ?12.00 per share of Delta plc stocks is offered. There are some alternative forms of payment by Alpha Plc to Delta Plc. It is related below: 1) Cash Offer: Alpha plc will pay?12.00 per share to Delta plc 2) Stock Offer: Alpha plc will give Delta plc share holders, 0.80 shares of Alpha plc as per the share of Delta plc stock. 3) Mixed Offer: Alpha plc will pay ?6.00 plus 0.40 shares of Alpha plc stock per shares of Delta plc. It has been agreed by the two companies, that the merger will result in economies... ?Report Executive Summary: A friendly takeover of Delta plc by...
Biopsychology Lab Report (eeg experiment)
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...alpha waves Paired t-test for theta waves Females and hemisphere differences For the language task and spatial task Paired t-test for alpha waves Paired t-test for theta waves Sex differences for language task and spatial tasks ANOVA Main effects: Sex Hemisphere Interaction effect Sex and hemisphere Post hoc t-test The hypotheses for the research were; Hypothesis 1: There will be a significant difference in left and right hemisphere activation for the language tasks for males Hypothesis 2: There will be a significant difference... Studying to find out how the brain works or functions has long been a major consideration in the field of biopsychology. This is the field that deals with...
NURSING (POPULATION AND SAMPLE DISTRIBUTION)-2
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...alpha number selected for this study (0.05). Question #3 -1.99 is significant, in this study because it falls in between the 1 tail percent of 0.025. This is because df is 169 and alpha level is 0.05. The value -0.99 progressively... Nursing (Population and Sample Distribution) – 2 Question Gender (man or woman) and marital status (single or living with a partner) were used as the independent variables in this analysis. Therefore, the groups in this study are independent. This is because the data was collected independently and it did not affect any other group in one way or another. Question #2 t= -3.15 describes mental health variability. 0.02 is a significant number because it is so less than alpha n...
Tea and L-Theanine
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...alpha waves in the brain. Alpha waves are associated with relaxation. However, Miller (2013) asserts that green tea also contain caffeine and those looking for relaxation should thus go for decaffeinated tea. L-theanine (γ-glutamylethylamide) is a type of amino acid distinct to tea plant. It increases dopamine and serotonin production in the brain. It boosts alpha-brain wave activity, which in turn induces relaxation (Thorne Research Inc., 2005). Theanine competitively... Tea and L-Theanine Tea and L-Theanine Green tea is a strong antioxidant that can also bring relaxation effectto its users because its theanine content. According to Miller (2013), studies show that amino acid (theanine) triggers alpha...
TECHNICAL REPORT & LOG BOOK
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...Alpha Construction Ltd 3. Environmental Management Unit 4. Development and Enhancement Strategies 5. Conclusion 6. References 1. Introduction to UK’s Construction Industry The importance and impact value of construction industry on UK’s economy can be assessed by the fact that it accounts for 10% of GDP and employs 1.5 Million people (Corporatewatch, 06). There are up to 355,000 companies involved in construction, where as 192,404 of which are contractors. It is estimated that contractors alone have a gross annual output of around ?70 billion (Xiao Xiao, 2006). The construction industry majorly compromise of sectors such as Housebuilding sector... ?Contents Introduction to UK’s Construction Industry 2....
Data summry
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...alpha for all items, the findings indicated that the result is good; meaning that the internal consistency between the items are high or the agreement of the response between the items is good. Likewise, on the screen, findings revealed the Cronbach alpha correlation coefficient, excluding Complex_chance equal 0.8065. This simply means that Cronbach alpha was significant for all of the items except the Complex_chance. Further, according to our analysis, the p value... Data Summary From the analysis of the data, the outcome revealed that everybody indicated the positive response (yes) in EVO_dev_million question. As such, the screen result indicated 1 1, as noted. With regard to the Cronbachs alpha fo...
Discussion post
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...alpha blockers that consist of terazosin, alfuzosin, tamsulin, and doxazosin. Other drugs consist of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors where dutasteride and finasteride are oral drugs to treat BPH. Likewise, combination treatment of 5-alpha-reductace inhibitors and alpha-blockers, and anticholinergics can treat BPH. Moreover, alternative and complementary drugs which are herbal treatments can be used in BPH therapy. Other techniques of treatments include transurethral... Discussion post due: I agree with Peng Anderson that patient IM suffers from a peptic ulcerdisorder. The clinical manifestations of an ulcer may persist for a few days, weeks or even months. The signs normally disappear to re-occur later...
Microeconomic principles : Uncertainty
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...alpha = 2, Point B expected utility if alpha=3 when Mr. D tries to earn 60000... An individual is said to be risk averse if he prefers a certain income over a fair gamble that is associated with an expected income that is equal to the certain income. The degree of risk aversion is then the extent to which the individual prefers the certain income over the uncertain income. In terms of a utility function, this is measured by the distance between the utility generated by the certain income and the utility generated by the gamble which has an expected income equal to the certain income. To better understand this, consider the diagram below. Figure 1: Risk Aversion and the concavity of the utility function...
Conducting a z-Test
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...alpha at .05? Its basis is on shaded values appearance on the normal standard curves’ tail although do not have basis when it comes to the real data. But alpha can be defined as the acceptable significance level. Its implication is that if its value is 0.05 then significance of one’s test will be adequate if the p value equals or is less than this value. Any value surpassing the alpha would not give a conclusion that is significant on the hypothesis. 2. What is your null hypothesis? Alternate hypothesis? Null hypothesis: watching a film on institutionalization will not change students’ attitudes about chronically mentally ill patients Alternate... Statistics: Z score test What does it mean to set alpha...
Protein structure and function
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...alpha helices and beta sheets as shown in the below diagram. Helices and beta sheets in DNA polymerase (Argiriadi et al. 2006) Tertiary Structure The alpha helices in DNA polymerase organize themselves in the form of coiled coils, which are bundles of alpha helices that form superhelices. Hydrogen bonds and Van der Waal forces of attraction play a significant role in the tertiary structure of DNA polymerase. This gives a 3-D appearance of a clamp. For example in Gram-negative bacteria such as E. coli, DNA polymerases sustain nearness with nucleic acid templates by means... Introduction DNA polymerase is an enzyme that plays a central role in the synthesis of DNA molecules through the process of DNA...
Statistical significance, hypothesis testing, Type I and Type II errors
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...alpha or the Greek symbol of ?. This is in contrast to the Type 2 error, which is denoted by beta or the Greek symbol of ?. An example of a Type 2 would be a pregnancy test that indicates a person is pregnant when they are not. According to the article entitled “Statistics Tutorial: Power... of a Hypothesis Test,” “the probability of not committing a Type II error is called the power of a hypothesis test”(“Statistics tutorial: power of a hypothesis test”). Finally, the statistical significance relates to the probability level of “committing” the Type 1 error within a hypothesis test (Bluman 2003). The power of a particular statistic, in contrast, is helpful in determining the likelihood of...
Business Law
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...Alpha systems, and it was imperative that they showed all the values of their stocks in the right perspectives. Beta computers did not clarify the position regarding the overstated money in the accounts which were crucial to the deal carried out by the two parties. Beta systems should have informed Alpha Computers about any issue in the financial status of the company, and not showing the details led to fraud as they intentionally hid the information which would have proved consequential to the entire deal.... 3 November Business Law Question Real E Investment were the real owners of the building. They had entered into a lease contract with Secure Insurance Company regarding the lease of the building...
Bond Market Indexation Strategy
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...alpha potential and diversification in a global approach to inflation protected security. Pistolese Clifford added that, inflation pressure comes as a result of many sources that exist in both local and global economies (16). But traditional bond are not regarded as inflation adjusted. Inflation can therefore reduce the return of investment of traditional equity as only some inflation percentage may be considered through equity returns. In conclusion, not only global IPS protects against prolonged inflation demands but also improve alpha potential as well as diversification to global bond allocation. Work cited Pistolese, Clifford. Lifespan Investing:...
Assignmentbiology questions to answer
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...alpha glucose is the monomer unit in starch, the bond angles in the alpha acetal linkage, starch-amylose actually forms a spiral much like a coiled spring. 2. In starch, all the glucose repeat units are oriented in the same direction. But in cellulose, each successive glucose unit is rotated 180 degrees around... 1.a.i. Epimer A.ii. In -glucose, the -OH group on the first (anomeric) carbon is in the direction opposite the methylene group. In -glucose, the -OH group is oriented in the same direction as the methylene group b. c. Glycosidic bond d. Maltose e. 1. In cellulose Beta glucose is the monomer unit., The bond angle in the beta acetal linkage, cellulose is mostly a linear chain WHEREAS alpha ...
Adrenoceptors and sympathomemtics
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...Alpha adrenoceptors and Beta adrenoceptors (Foye, Lemke, and Williams, 2008, p. 396). Classification of alpha adrenoceptors into α1 and α2 considers their location and functions. Location of the alpha-1 receptors in the neural system is in postsynaptic nerve... Adrenoceptors and Sympathomemtics Adrenoceptors and Sympathomemtics Adrenoceptors are the receptors, which epinephrine, norepinephrine and sympathomimetic drugs interact with in transmission of information. All adrenoceptors have G protein linking them to their effector system. Linking of the G protein is through reversible interaction with loop of receptor protein. The Classification of adrenergic receptors forms two groups, which include Alpha...
Ethical Theories
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...Alpha Medicines This paper will provide an analysis on Star Alpha Medicines, which is a UK based firm that markets life-saving drugs including Insulin pen in Country X (a south eastern economy). The company has been facing an ethical dilemma because the government of Country X has reduced the drug’s price by 25%, which would certainly make the product money losing and adversely impact the competitiveness in the marketplace. The paper will first throw light over the key stakeholders of Star Alpha followed by demonstration of ethical issues, discussion and application of ethical theories. The researcher will analyse this case using Consequentialist (Utilitarian) and Deontological theories... CASE 3 – Star...
Statistics for Managers Individual work2 wk6
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...alpha Alpha is 0.05/2 = 0.025 iv. Is the population or sample variation measure given? σ 12= 76.61474 σ 22=  97.94872 F Test: Two-Sample for Variances (testing for variances): Inter-ratio data Two populations Normal Distribution Interdependent random sample(s) Therefore, we are going to proceed with t Test with Two-Samples assuming... Statistics for Managers of the 27,02 Formulate and present the rationale for a hypothesis test that Par coulduse to compare the driving distances of the current and new golf balls? Steps for hypothesis testing VARIANCE in Par, Inc. Model: i. Stating the null hypothesis: H0:σ 12= σ22 Ha: σ12≠σ22 ii. The number of populations for each subject? n1 = 40, n2 = 40, iii. The alp...
Written assignment and pressntation
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...alpha and IFN- gamma cells (Quesniaux, Ryffel & Pavoda, 2009). The further analysis on the TNF- alpha and IFN- gamma proved that they are important for the maintenance of the Th1 cytokine network and their role creates only very little effect on psoriasis. Of all the studies, the association of the independent variants with the IL12B and IL23 induces the development of Th 17 cells and act as the driving force for psoriasis. IL- 23/Th17 axis is the main area of focus for the development... Psoriasis Introduction: Psoriasis is an inflammatory, chronic, and proliferating skin disease affecting 2-3% of the world population (Declercq & Pouliot, 2013). Psoriatic persons suffer a lot of discomforts in both...
Bond Market Indexation Strategy
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...alpha potential and diversification in a global approach to inflation protected security. Pistolese Clifford added that, inflation pressure comes as a result of many sources that exist in both local and global economies (16). But traditional bond are not regarded as inflation adjusted. Inflation can therefore reduce the return of investment of traditional equity as only some inflation percentage may be considered through equity returns. In conclusion, not only global IPS protects against prolonged inflation demands but also improve alpha potential as well as diversification to global bond allocation. Work cited Pistolese, Clifford. Lifespan Investing:...
Philosophy Assignment 5
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...Alpha Noe PART 1. What is Noe’s thesis Alpha Noe’s main point in his works; Out of our heads istrying to put across the idea on the functionality of the brain in relation to consciousness. Noe postulates that the brain functionality is not based on the gray meat slab that is located under the cranium but rather the body itself interacting with the world that it inhabits (Noe, 5). Noe’s point on this book then tends to disapprove the notion that the functionality of the brain works as most neuroscientist’s works have shown previously. 2. Which view has he shown to be inadequate From the points that Alpha Noe brings out throughout his work, the inadequacy that he points out... Out of Our Heads by Alpha...
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management
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...alpha and the appraisal ratio of the mutual fund, the Fama-Fama regression determines the alpha... Security Analysis and Portfolio Management Section A: Stock Analysis Introduction Investment has been a fundamental and a major concept within the global economy. In every economy there are investors who buy stocks or securities from different organizations. Securities or stocks are assets that have financial values (Kevin, 2006). However, the questions of the right stock or security (in terms of value and profitability) to purchase and the management of the investment have always been impediment to extensive investment. In order to overcome such impediments, financial experts or security analysts involve...
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