sensitivity analysis

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Investigation into how projected performance varies along with changes in the key assumptions on which the projections are based.

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You should try and do a sensitivity analysis so that you can know where you are standing at all times.

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Our sensitivity analysis was underway and I wondered what would happen to us after it was over and we found the results.

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The sensitivity analysis concluded that the project was viable, so during the meeting, the financial analyst presented his official recommendation.

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