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A factor that causes or leads to a change in a cost or activity is a (n) a. Dri

1. A factor that causes or leads to a change in a cost or activity is a (n) a. Driver. b. Intercept. c. Slope. d. Variable term. e. Cost object. 2. Which of the following would probably be a variable cost in a soda bottling plant? a. Direct labor b. Bottles c. Carbonated water d. Power to run the bottling machine e. All of the above 3. Which of the following would probably be a fixed cost in an...

A farmer uses a pulley system to raise a 225-N bale 16.5 m. A 129-N force is ap

1. A farmer uses a pulley system to raise a 225-N bale 16.5 m. A 129-N force is applied by pulling a rope 33.0 m. What is the mechanical advantage of the pulley system? 2. A laborer uses a lever to raise a 1250-N rock a distance of 13.0 cm by applying a force of 225 N. If the efficiency of the lever is 88.7%, how far does the laborer have to move his end of the lever? Find the mechanical...

A fire extinguisher is an example of a(n) _______ good with a(n)_______ benefit

1. A fire extinguisher is an example of a(n) _______ good with a(n)_______ benefit. 2. Education generates three types of external benefits: _______, _______, and_______. 3. The external benefit of transforming a high-school dropout into a graduate is about $_______ per year. 4. A parent chooses the level of education at which the marginal _______ benefit equals marginal cost and chooses _______...

A firm will continue to operate an unprofitable business if _________exceeds __

1. A firm will continue to operate an unprofitable business if _________exceeds _________cost. 2. Your firm has a total revenue of $500, a total cost of $700, and a variable cost of $600. You should _________ (operate/shut down) because _________exceeds. 3. A firm that is losing money should continue to operate in the short run if the market price exceeds_________. 4. Your firm has a price of $5,...

A force of 175 N is needed to keep a 640-N stationary engine on wooden skids fr

1. A force of 175 N is needed to keep a 640-N stationary engine on wooden skids from sliding on a wooden floor. What is the coefficient of static friction? 2. A crated garden tractor weighs 375 N. What force is needed to start the crate sliding on a wooden floor when the coefficient of static friction is 0.40? 3. Find the acceleration of a forklift of mass 1400 kg pushed by a force of 2100 N that...

A force of 32.5 N stretches a wire 0.470 cm. What force will stretch a similar

1. A force of 32.5 N stretches a wire 0.470 cm. What force will stretch a similar piece of wire 2.39 cm? 2. A force of 7.33 N is applied to a spring whose spring constant is 0.298 N/cm. Find its change in length.

A force of 36.0 N stretches a spring 18.0 cm. Find the spring constant (in N/m)

1. A force of 36.0 N stretches a spring 18.0 cm. Find the spring constant (in N/m). 2. A force of 5.00 N is applied to a spring whose spring constant is 0.250 N/cm. Find its change in length (in cm). 3. If the compression of each steel column in Problem 8 is 0.0279 in., what weight is supported by each column?

A formula is (a) The amount of each value needed. (b) A solution for problems.

1. A formula is (a) The amount of each value needed. (b) A solution for problems. (c) An equation usually expressed in letters and numbers. 2. Subscripts are (a) The same as exponents. (b) Used to shorten what must be written. (c) Used to make a problem look hard. 3. A working...

A foundation pledges to donate $1 million to an art institute one year in the f

1. A foundation pledges to donate $1 million to an art institute one year in the future. When, and in what amount, should the institute recognize revenue? The institute applies a discount rate of 10 percent to all pledges. 2. Would your response be the same if the foundation promised to donate the funds only if and when the institute held an exhibition of nineteenth century American photography?...

A foundry employee worked a normal 40-hour shift, but three hours were idle due

1. A foundry employee worked a normal 40-hour shift, but three hours were idle due to a small fire in the plant. The employee earns $23 per hour. Calculate the employee's total compensation for the week. 2. How much of this compensation is direct-labor cost? How much is overhead?