# ACCOUNTING

W4 Assignment “Application Problems 4”

Application Problems Week 4

· Page 209: Brief Exercises 5-1, 5-2, 5-4

BE5-1 Monthly production costs in Dilts Company for two levels of production are as

follows.

Cost 2,000 Units 4,000 Units

Indirect labor \$10,000 \$20,000

Supervisory salaries 5,000 5,000

Maintenance 4,000 6,000

Indicate which costs are variable, fixed, and mixed, and give the reason for each answer.

BE5-2 For Lodes Company, the relevant range of production is 40–80% of capacity. At

40% of capacity, a variable cost is \$4,000 and a fixed cost is \$6,000. Diagram the behavior of each cost within the relevant range assuming the behavior is linear.

BE5-4 Bruno Company accumulates the following data concerning a mixed cost, using

miles as the activity level.

Miles Total Miles Total

Driven Cost Driven Cost

January 8,000 \$14,150 March 8,500 \$15,000

February 7,500 13,500 April 8,200 14,490

Compute the variable- and fixed-cost elements using the high-low method.

· Pages 260-261: Exercises 6-2, 6-5, 6-7

E6-2 In the month of June, Jose Hebert’s Beauty Salon gave 4,000 haircuts, shampoos,

and permanents at an average price of \$30. During the month, fixed costs were \$16,800 and variable costs were 75% of sales.

Instructions

(a) Determine the contribution margin in dollars, per unit and as a ratio.

(b) Using the contribution margin technique, compute the break-even point in dollars and

in units.

(c) Compute the margin of safety in dollars and as a ratio.

E6-5 Carey Company had sales in 2016 of \$1,560,000 on 60,000 units. Variable costs

totaled \$900,000, and fixed costs totaled \$500,000.

A new raw material is available that will decrease the variable costs per unit by 20%

(or \$3). However, to process the new raw material, fixed operating costs will increase by \$100,000. Management feels that one-half of the decline in the variable costs per unit should be passed on to customers in the form of a sales price reduction. The marketing department expects that this sales price reduction will result in a 5% increase in the number of units sold.

Instructions

Prepare a projected CVP income statement for 2017 (a) assuming the changes have not

E6-7 PDQ Repairs has 200 auto-maintenance service outlets nationwide. It performs

primarily two lines of service: oil changes and brake repair. Oil change–related services

represent 70% of its sales and provide a contribution margin ratio of 20%. Brake repair

represents 30% of its sales and provides a 40% contribution margin ratio. The company’s fixed costs are \$15,600,000 (that is, \$78,000 per service outlet).

Instructions

(a) Calculate the dollar amount of each type of service that the company must provide in order to break even.

(b) The company has a desired net income of \$52,000 per service outlet. What is the dollar amount of each type of service that must be performed by each service outlet to meet its target net income per outlet?

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signment “Application Problems 4

Application Problems Week 4

·

Page 209: Brief Exercises 5

1, 5

2, 5

4

BE5

1

Monthly production costs in Dilts Company for two levels of production are as

follows.

Cost

2,000 Units

4,000 Units

Indirect labor

\$10,000

\$20,000

Supervisory salaries

5,000

5,000

Maintenance

4,000

6,000

Indicate which costs are variable, fixed,

and mixed, and give the reason for each

BE5

2

For Lodes Company, the rele

vant range of production is 40

80% of capacity. At

40% of capacity, a variable cost is \$4,000 and a fixed cost i

s \$6,000. Diagram the

behavior

of each cost within the relevant range assuming the behavior is linear.

BE5

4

Bruno Company accumulates the following data concerning a mixed cost, using

miles as the activity level.

Miles

Total

Miles

Total

Driven

Cost

Driven

Cost

January

8,000

\$14,150

March

8,500

\$15,000

February

7,500

13,500

April

8,200

14,490

Compute the variable

and fixed

cost elements using the high

low method.

·

Pages 260

261: Exercises 6

2, 6

5, 6

7

E6

2

In the month of June, Jose Hebert’s Beauty Salon gave 4,000 haircuts, shampoos,

and permanents at an average price of \$30. During the m

onth, fixed costs were

\$16,800

and variable costs were 75% of sal

es.

Instructions

(a) Determine the contribution margin in dollars, per unit and as a ratio.

(b) Using the contribution margin technique, compute the break

even point in dollars

and

in units.

W4 Assignment “Application Problems 4”

Application Problems Week 4

 Page 209: Brief Exercises 5-1, 5-2, 5-4

BE5-1 Monthly production costs in Dilts Company for two levels of production are as

follows.

Cost 2,000 Units 4,000 Units

Indirect labor \$10,000 \$20,000

Supervisory salaries 5,000 5,000

Maintenance 4,000 6,000

Indicate which costs are variable, fixed, and mixed, and give the reason for each

BE5-2 For Lodes Company, the relevant range of production is 40–80% of capacity. At

40% of capacity, a variable cost is \$4,000 and a fixed cost is \$6,000. Diagram the

behavior of each cost within the relevant range assuming the behavior is linear.

BE5-4 Bruno Company accumulates the following data concerning a mixed cost, using

miles as the activity level.

Miles Total Miles Total

Driven Cost Driven Cost

January 8,000 \$14,150 March 8,500 \$15,000

February 7,500 13,500 April 8,200 14,490

Compute the variable- and fixed-cost elements using the high-low method.

 Pages 260-261: Exercises 6-2, 6-5, 6-7

E6-2 In the month of June, Jose Hebert’s Beauty Salon gave 4,000 haircuts, shampoos,

and permanents at an average price of \$30. During the month, fixed costs were

\$16,800 and variable costs were 75% of sales.

Instructions

(a) Determine the contribution margin in dollars, per unit and as a ratio.

(b) Using the contribution margin technique, compute the break-even point in dollars

and

in units.

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