MBA Program Course: Financial Analysis and Decision Making MBA730 Instructor: Marlena L. Akhbari Wright State University Finance and Financial Services McGraw-Hill/Irwin =>? McGraw−Hill Primis ISBN: 0−390−42334−3 Text: Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation, 4/e Bruner This book was printed on recycled paper. MBA Program http://www.mhhe.com/primis/online/ Copyright ©2003 by The McGraw−Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States
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STAPLE FOODS VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS COUNTRY REPORT - MALAWI November 2009 This publication was produced for review by the United States Agency for International Development. It was prepared by Chemonics International Inc. The author‘s views expressed in this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Agency for International Development or the United States Government. ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ACE AGRA AISP ADMARC CISANET CPL CHDI COMESA COMPETE EAC FEWSNET
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PARTICIPANT HANDBOOK Jean-Claude Larréché The Alfred H. Heineken Chaired Professor of Marketing INSEAD Hubert Gatignon The Claude Janssen Chaired Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Marketing INSEAD Rémi Triolet Partner, Director of R&D STRATX Copyright © StratX 2010-04-19 1 Publisher: StratX Production: Coptech, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts Marketing Team Americas: Marketing Team EMEAA: Development Team Support Team Paul Ritmo & Andréa Hernandez Stéphanie
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Objective probabilities that are stated after the outcomes of an event have been observed are relative frequencies. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Page Ref: 489 Main Heading: Types of Probability Key words: relative frequencies 5) Relative frequency is the more widely used definition of objective probability. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Page Ref: 490 Main Heading: Types of Probability Key words: relative frequencies 6) Subjective probability is an estimate based on personal belief, experience,
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Tradeoff Analysis: Art of Developing Tradeoff Weights Tradeoff Analysis: Art of Developing Tradeoff Weights Tradeoff weights can be looked upon as weights with various trade characteristics which are technologically advanced by utilizing different approaches like the direct, swing weighting, and equivalence lottery methods. The word is tradeoff weights, so what is the meaning of weights. A weight can be identified as a measure of relative importance of a standard as evaluated by the individual
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television advertisements are constantly telling women how they too can be “beautiful” by selling them weight loss products, exercise programs, and other image enhancers. The constant exposure to the media’s version of beautiful is not something that is often thought of as negative. However, their portrayal of what is beautiful has become distorted over the years, to the point where achieving this “thin-ideal”, which will be defined later, is nearly impossible for women if done through healthy means. Because
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The Value of Independent Directors: Evidence from Sudden Deaths* Bang Dang Nguyen Chinese University of Hong Kong nguyendang@cuhk.edu.hk Kasper Meisner Nielsen Chinese University of Hong Kong and CEBR nielsen@cuhk.edu.hk NOVEMBER 12, 2008 PRELIMINARY DRAFT – DO NOT QUOTE Abstract We investigate the contributions of independent directors to shareholder value by examining the stock price reaction to an exogenous event: sudden deaths of directors. Compiling an extensive database of sudden
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CUMULATIVE PROBABILITIES FOR THE STANDARD NORMAL DISTRIBUTION Cumulative probability Entries in this table give the area under the curve to the left of the z value. For example, for z = –.85, the cumulative probability is .1977. z 0 z 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.0 .9 .8 .7 .6 .5 .4 .3 .2 .1 .0 .00 .0013 .0019 .0026 .0035 .0047 .0062 .0082 .0107 .0139 .0179 .0228 .0287 .0359 .0446 .0548 .0668 .0808 .0968 .1151 .1357 .1587 .1841
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E R 6 The Normal Distribution Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to Outline Introduction 6–1 Normal Distributions 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Identify distributions as symmetric or skewed. Identify the properties of a normal distribution. Find the area under the standard normal distribution, given various z values. Find probabilities for a normally distributed variable by transforming it into a standard normal variable. Find speciﬁc data values for given percentages
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transitions from childhood to adulthood .................................................................................................... 14 2.16 Negotiating relationships between parents and older children .................................................................................................. 14 2.17 Interdependencies between parents and children ........................................................................................................................... 15 2.18 Representations
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ENC1102 Research Paper 3/15/2014 The Thin-Ideal Women around the world struggle with self-worth as well as depression. Many of these lead to more severe situations, such as eating disorders or even suicide. The idea which has created these issues has developed over time through media and the fashion world. The idea that women are to look a certain way and wear a specific size has caused much turmoil for those living in the Western world. It has been proven through research and studies that show
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Cardiovascular Unit, where daily weighing is part of the patient care. Literature Review It is estimated that approximately five million people are living with cardiac problems in North America alone. Heart failure accounts for a high mortality rate and high hospitalization rate along with emotional, physical and functional impairment, a lowered quality of life, as well as a high level of caregiver responsibility. Most cardiac patients are over 65 years old; 59 per cent are males and 45 per cent
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Comparison of Medifast® and Weight Watchers® Weight Loss Plans Tia Jones COM/170 April 25, 2014 Nathan Coley Are you struggling with weight loss? Did you know that 95% of weight loss plans fail long-term? While Medifast® and Weight Watchers are both effective weight loss plans, they differ in success rate, cost, and health risks. Do you believe that based on these reasons, one weight loss is preferable to another? Both of these plans are two of the most popular weight loss options available in
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (–53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. x=5.48, SD=22.93 5.48+1.96(22.93) = 170.5992 5.48-1.96(22.93)=80.7136 (80.71,170.60) 2. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? c. 22.57 3. Assuming that the distribution for General
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (–53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. a. X =5.48, SD = 22.93 b. 5.48 – 1.96(22.93) = AND 5.48 + 1.96(22.93) = c. 5.48 – 44.9428 = AND 5.48 + 44.9428 = d. -39.4628 AND 50.422 i. (-39.46, 50.42) 2. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us
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television and lingerie catalogues but at the Fashion Weeks of New York and London they are still the exception. In a reflection of the expanding market for women who defy the super-slender ideals of the catwalk, leading fashion magazine Elle offered its readers a special issue in March featuring larger than normal models and sales jumped. British designer Mark Fast introduced shows last year in which the models were all above a British size twelve, and American size eight, following criticism that
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Hindawi Publishing Corporation Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2014, Article ID 369204, 32 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/369204 Review Article Jatropha gossypiifolia L. (Euphorbiaceae): A Review of Traditional Uses, Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, and Toxicology of This Medicinal Plant Juliana Félix-Silva,1 Raquel Brandt Giordani,2 Arnóbio Antonio da Silva-Jr,1 Silvana Maria Zucolotto,2 and Matheus de Freitas Fernandes-Pedrosa1 1 Laborat´rio de Tecnologia
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Leela Thomas 6/29/2014 HLT-362V Kristy Osgood Exercise 18 1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round you answer to two decimal places. Answer: The mean of the weight is 5.48 and the standard deviation is 22.93 Mean ± 1.96(Deviation) 5.48 ± 1.96(22.93) 5.48 - 1.96(22.93) = 5.48 - 44.94 = (-39.46) 5.48 + 1.96(22.93) = 5
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (–53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. Relative mean weight = (-53.68 + 64.64)/2 = 5.48. (Already provided) S.D = 22.93 Calculation: X bar 1.96 (SD) at 95% Confidence : 5.48 + 1.96(22.93) = 50.42 : 5.48 - 1.96(22.93) = -39.46 Expressed as: (-39.46, 50.42)
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CUMULATIVE PROBABILITIES FOR THE STANDARD NORMAL DISTRIBUTION Cumulative probability Entries in this table give the area under the curve to the left of the z value. For example, for z = –.85, the cumulative probability is .1977. z 0 z 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.0 .9 .8 .7 .6 .5 .4 .3 .2 .1 .0 .00 .0013 .0019 .0026 .0035 .0047 .0062 .0082 .0107 .0139 .0179 .0228 .0287 .0359 .0446 .0548 .0668 .0808 .0968 .1151 .1357 .1587 .1841 .2119 .2420
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Outcome 12 Knowledge: 3. Average endpoint score on illness-related attitudes - 4 months (KK, high = high expressed). . . . . . . Analysis 1.13. Comparison 1 ANY FORM OF PSYCHOEDUCATION vs STANDARD CARE, Outcome 13 Knowledge: 4. level of knowledge did not improve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Analysis 1.14. Comparison 1 ANY FORM OF PSYCHOEDUCATION vs STANDARD CARE, Outcome 14 Behaviour: Average score (NOSIE-30, endpoint, high = poor). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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result.) Exercise 18 (8 points per question) 2. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (–53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. [Replace this text with your response.] 3. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? (Change your response to blue text.) a. 60
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CUMULATIVE PROBABILITIES FOR THE STANDARD NORMAL DISTRIBUTION Cumulative probability Entries in this table give the area under the curve to the left of the z value. For example, for z = –.85, the cumulative probability is .1977. z 0 z 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.0 .9 .8 .7 .6 .5 .4 .3 .2 .1 .0 .00 .0013 .0019 .0026 .0035 .0047 .0062 .0082 .0107 .0139 .0179 .0228 .0287 .0359 .0446 .0548 .0668 .0808 .0968 .1151 .1357 .1587 .1841 .2119
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The probability distribution of the population data is called the population distribution. Tables 7.1 and 7.2 on page 309 of the text provide an example of such a distribution. The probability distribution of a sample statistic is called its sampling distribution. Tables 7.3 to 7.5 on page 311 of the text provide an example of the sampling distribution of the sample mean. 1. Sampling error is the difference between the value of the sample statistic and the value of the corresponding population
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per question) * Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (–53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. Calculations x ± 1.96 (SD) x = 5.48 SD = 22.93 5.48 + 1.96 (22.93) = 5.48 + 44.94 = 50.42 5.48 – 1.96 (22.93) = 5.48 – 44.94 = –39.46 Expressed (–39.46, 50.42) * Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us
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1.Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68,64.64), Where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. X =5.48, SD = 22.93 5.48 – 1.96(22.93) = AND 5.48 + 1.96(22.93) = 5.48 – 44.9428 = AND 5.48 + 44.9428 = -39.4628 AND 50.422 (-39.46, 50.42) 2.Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution
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3/14/2014 1 RELATIVE VALUATION Introduction 2 The majority of equity research reports are based on multiples Most analysts use relative valuation because it is safer It is a short term strategy Forward multiples are better then historical ones because the price is related to expected cash flow Relative valuations usually means that you need to: 1. 2. 3. Come up with comparable companies Standardize by dividing by something common to all stocks Compare
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please submit a written request to Pearson Education, Inc., Permissions Department, One Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458. Many of the designations by manufacturers and seller to distinguish their products are claimed as trademarks. Where those designations appear in this book, and the publisher was aware of a trademark claim, the designations have been printed in initial caps or all caps. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Stern, Louis W., [Marketing channels]
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LODJ 32,5 At the end of the road? On differences between women and men in leadership behaviour 428 Jon Aarum Andersen Received May 2010 Revised October 2010 Accepted November 2010 Faculty of Social Sciences, Lillehammer University College, Lillehammer, Norway, and Per H. Hansson Department of Education, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Abstract Purpose – This study aims to explore behavioural differences between women and men in managerial positions and suggest explanations
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Employer Perceptions in Hiring: The Role of Weight and Justification Groups Michaela Milton Hofstra University Abstract This study attempts to address the issue of weight discrimination and biases in hiring practice. Although the study seeks to reaffirm the existence of weight discrimination, it also seeks to assess the degree to which weight is associated with health, and consequently work performance, and productivity. Weight and justification groups were manipulated
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of the issues discussed for both policy-makers and planners in national and international contexts. The authors Mary Hayden is Director of the Centre for the Study of Education in an International Context (CEIC) at the University of Bath, where she teaches and supervises Masters and doctoral students with interests in international schools and international education. She is also Editor in Chief of the Journal of Research in International Education. ISBN: 978-92-803-1320-8 9:HSTCSA=XVXWU]:
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Pressure Distribution and Lift on a Piercy Aerofoil. Chathura Lakmal Hewage 090418138 Contents Introduction 3 Background Theory 3 Aerofoil Design 3 Velocity And Pressure Distribution 4 Angle of Attack and lift 5 The Flow of Fluids 6 Lift 6 Resulting Lifting Force 7 Pressure Distribution 7 Center of Pressure 8 Calculations & Results 8 Discussion 13 Conclusion 13 References 13 Introduction Aerodynamics is a branch of mechanics concerned with the motion of a
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Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programme in Science Value at Risk Dai Bo Supervisor: Dr. Arie Harel Department of Mathematics National University of Singapore Academic year (2000/2001) I Summary Value at Risk (VaR) is one of the most popular tools used to estimate exposure to market risks, and it measures the worst expected loss at a given confidence level. In this report, we explain the concept of VaR, and then describe in detail some methods of VaR computation. We
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Review The Controversy about a Possible Relationship between Mobile Phone Use and Cancer Michael Kundi Institute of Environmental Health, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria oBjective: During the last decade, mobile phone use increased to almost 100% prevalence in many countries of the world. Evidence for potential health hazards accumulated in parallel by epidemiologic investigations has raised controversies about the appropriate interpretation and the degree of bias and confounding
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. Calculation X+1.96(SD) X=5.48 SD=22.93 5.48+1.96(22.93) 5.48-1.96(22.93) =50.42 = -39.46 Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal, 95% of the male participants scores fall between (-39.46, 50.42).
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known for their speed, agility, and beauty. They range in size from the smallest birds on earth to several quite large species—in length from 2 to 8.5 inches and in weight from 0.06 to 0.7 ounce. Hummingbirds ﬂap their wings from 12 to 90 times per second (depending on the species) and are the only birds able to ﬂy backwards. Normal ﬂight speed for hummingbirds is 25 to 30 mph, but they can dive at speeds of around 60 mph. Cover photograph: Hummingbird, Editor in Chief: Deirdre Lynch Acquisitions
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (–53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. x=5.48, SD=22.93 5.48+1.96(22.93) = 170.5992 5.48-1.96(22.93)=80.7136 (80.71,170.60) 2. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? a. 60.22 b. 11.94 c. 22.57 d. 53.66 Ans. C 22
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Credit Cards, Excess Debt, and the Time Value of Money: The Parable of the Debt Banana Timothy Falcon Crack and Helen Roberts University of Otago, New Zealand The parable of the debt banana is an analogy between the accumulation of excess personal debt and the accumulation of excess body weight. We created this parable to grab student attention and to then serve as a springboard for discussion of personal debt, time value of money mathematics, the mechanics of credit cards, personal bankruptcy
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. 2. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? 3. Assuming that the distribution for General Health Perceptions is normal, 95% of the females’ scores around the mean were between what
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• Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round answer to two decimal places. • Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? • Assuming that the distribution for General Health Perceptions is normal, 95% of the females’ scores around the mean were between what
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measurement? 2. What statistics were used to describe the length of labor in this study? Were these appropriate? 3. What other statistic could have been used to describe the length of labor? Provide a rationale for your answer. 4. Were the distributions of scores similar for the experimental and control groups for the length of labor? Provide a rationale for your answer. 5. Were the experimental and control groups similar in their type of feeding? Provide a rationale for your answer. 6. What
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The Role of Motivation in Wellness Coaching and Weight Loss Liberty University Abstract The consequences of the American lifestyle, obesity and its associated comorbidities, on healthcare costs is staggering. Physicians prescribe behavioral changes such as diet and exercise, and hand out information on how to decrease stress. Wellness coaching has an opportunity to address clients holistically in order to achieve the behavioral changes needed to improve people’s lives and embrace their full
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1. Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round your answer to two decimal places. 2. Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? 3. Assuming that the distribution for General Health Perceptions is normal, 95% of the females’ scores around the mean were between what
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• Assuming that the distribution is normal for weight relative to the ideal and 99% of the male participants scored between (-53.68, 64.64), where did 95% of the values for weight relative to the ideal lie? Round answer to two decimal places. • Which of the following values from Table 1 tells us about variability of the scores in a distribution? • Assuming that the distribution for General Health Perceptions is normal, 95% of the females’ scores around the mean were between what
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diversity among cytoplasmic male sterile sources and their utilization in developing F1 hybrids in Pearl millet [Pennisetum glaucum (R.) Br] C. Tara Satyavathi*, Sakkira Begum, B. B. Singh, K. V. Unnikrishnan and C. Bharadwaj Division of Genetics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110 012 Abstract The present study aims at analysis of diversity among parental lines of different cytoplasmic sources and their utilization in developing F1 hybrids. Seven male sterile cytoplasmic lines
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only wrong. In their classic study Talking about Leaving [1], Seymour one type of student would probably be more effective, but it would and Hewitt showed that grade distributions of students who leave still fail to address the needs of most students. It follows that if comtechnical curricula are essentially the same as the distributions of pletely individualized instruction is impractical and one-size-fits-all is those who stay in. While many of those who drop out do so because ineffective for most
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