FIN 515 Week 7 problem set

Week 7 Problem Set Answer the following questions and solve the following problems in the space provided. When you are done, save the file in the format flastname_Week_7_Problem_Set.docx (where flastname is your first initial and your last name), and submit it to the appropriate Dropbox. Chapter 26 (page 903): 1. Answer the following questions: a. What is the difference between a firm’s cash cycle and its operating cycle? b. How will a firm’s cash cycle be affected if a firm increases its inventory, all else being equal? c. How will a firm’s cash cycle be affected if a firm begins to take the discounts offered by its suppliers, all else being equal? 4. The Greek Connection had sales of $32 million in 2012, and a cost of goods sold of $20 million. A simplified balance sheet for the firm appears below: THE GREEK CONNECTION Balance Sheet As of December 31, 2012 (in $ thousand) Assets Liabilities and Equity Cash Accounts receivable Inventory $ 2,000 3,950 1,300 Accounts payable Note