(a) Construct a pay-off table to show all the possible profit outcomes. (8 marks)
(b) Decide the level of cement production the company should choose, based on the following decision rules:
(i) Maximin (1 mark)
(ii) Maximax (1 mark)
(iii) Expected value (4 marks)
You must justify your decision under each rule, showing all necessary calculations.
(c) Describe the ‘maximin’ and ‘expected value’ decision rules, explaining when they might be used and the attitudes of the decision makers who might use them. (6 marks)