# The wedding date for a couple is quickly approaching, and the wedding planner must provide the caterer

## Question:

Number of Invitations . RSVP’ed Guests

50 ............. 0

50 ............. 1

100 ............. 2

25 ........ No response

a. Assist the wedding planner by constructing a simulation model to determine the expected number of guests who will attend the reception. Base your estimate on 1000 replications of the wedding reception.

b. To be accommodating hosts, the couple has instructed the wedding planner to use the simulation model to determine X, the minimum number of guests for which the caterer should prepare the meal, so that there is at least a 90% chance that the actual attendance is less than or equal to X. Base your estimate on 1000 replications of the wedding reception.

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## Quantitative Methods For Business

**ISBN:** 272

12th Edition

**Authors:** David Anderson, Dennis Sweeney, Thomas Williams, Jeffrey Cam