Student Resources


Solutions to Selected Textbook Problems

Revised by John Jones, Simon Fraser University

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17


Practice Quizzes

Test your knowledge of the key concepts in each chapter.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17


Flash Cards

Test your knowledge of the key terms in each chapter.

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 15

Chapter 16

Chapter 17


Excel Spreadsheet Exercises

Simple and compound interest - Car loan problems

See Chapter 3

Payment period less than compounding period - New equipment problems

See Chapter 4

Use of multiple factors - College savings plan problems

See Chapter 4

Use of multiple factors - Rental property problems

See Chapter 4

Net present value function - Total software cost problems

See Chapter 4

Present worth - Software upgrade problems

See Chapter 4

Payment period greater than compounding period - Investment problems

See Chapter 4

Nominal and effective interest - Investment problems

See Chapter 4 (also Chapter 3)

Present worth analysis - Lift truck problems

See Chapter 5

Capitalized cost - Levee problems

See Chapter 5

Present worth analysis, unequal years - Scanning system problems

See Chapter 6

Annual worth analysis - Fixture selection problems

See Chapter 6

Annual worth - Building expansion problems

See Chapter 6 (also Chapter 4)

Internal rate of return - Commerical car loan problems

See Chapter 7

Internal rate of return, 2 alternatives - Flooring problems

See Chapter 7

Rate of return analysis, multiple alternatives - Mold design problems

See Chapter 8

Goal seek - Investment scheme problems

See Chapter 8 (also previous chapters)

Future worth - Retirement plan problems

See Chapter 9

Sensitivity analysis - Delivery van problems

See Chapter 9

Expected value - Manufacturing line problems

See Chapters 10 and 12

Depreciation and book value - MACRS problems

See Chapter 11

Income taxes - Corporate taxation problem

See Chapter 12

Net cash flow - Manufacturing line problems

See Chapter 12

After tax analysis, single alternative - Quality improvement problems

See Chapter 12

After tax analysis, multiple alternatives - Facilities problems

See Chapters 12, 13, and 15

Replacement analysis - Furnace selection problems

See Chapter 13

Benefit-cost ratio, 2 alternatives - Transportation problems

See Chapter 16

Benefit-cost ratio - Auto inspection problems

See Chapter 16 (also Chapter 9)

Indirect cost allocation - Product pricing problems

See Chapter 17