What are the most common types of math questions?

Felicia asked on Aug 11, 2018 - 1 answer

I have started to make a list. Would appreciate if you can help me add to it!

  • Market sizing
  • Breakeven analysis - either units or payback time
  • Calculation of potential revenue or costs
  • Calculation of a project's IRR or NPV
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Astrid replied on Aug 13, 2018
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