# Calculate the expected return on an investment in Delta Inc.s stock if the probability distribution of returns is as follows. Return Probability _5% ..............0.10 5 ..............0.25 10 ...............0.30 15 ...............0.25 25 ................0.10 Plot the distribution on the axes with Omega Inc. in the previous problem. Looking at the graph, which company has the lower risk/variance? If offered the choice between

Calculate the expected return on an investment in Delta Inc.’s stock if the probability distribution of returns is as follows.

Return Probability

_5% ..............0.10

5 ..............0.25

10 ...............0.30

15 ...............0.25

25 ................0.10

Plot the distribution on the axes with Omega Inc. in the previous problem. Looking at the graph, which company has the lower risk/variance? If offered the choice between making an investment in Delta and in Omega Inc., which would most investors choose? Why?

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