b-2. Calculate the gross margin for each product. (Round your intermediate calculations and final answers to 2 decimal places.) Chicken Chicken Drumsticks Breast Revenue Cost of goods sold Gross margin c-1. Should Martin further process chicken breasts into chicken steak? (Use the assumption made in requirement b-1) Yes ONo c-2. How would the profit be affected by your answer c-1 Effect on profit Martin Chicken Corporation processes and packages chicken for grocery stores. It purchases chickens from farmers and processes them into two different products: chicken drumsticks and chicken steak. From a standard batch of 12,000 pounds of raw chicken that costs $7,000, the company produces two parts: 2,800 pounds of drumsticks and 4,200 pounds of breast for a processing cost of $2,450. The chicken breast is further processed into 3,200 pounds of steak for a processing cost of $2,00o. The market price of drumsticks per pound is $1.25 and the market price per pound of chicken steak is $4.20. If Martin decided to sell chicken breast instead of chicken steak, the price per pound would be $2.20.

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b-2. Calculate the gross margin for each product. (Round your intermediate
calculations and final answers to 2 decimal places.)
Chicken
Chicken
Drumsticks
Breast
Revenue
Cost of goods
sold
Gross margin
c-1. Should Martin further process chicken breasts into chicken steak? (Use the
assumption made in requirement b-1)
Yes
ONo
c-2. How would the profit be affected by your answer c-1
Effect on profit
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b-2. Calculate the gross margin for each product. (Round your intermediate calculations and final answers to 2 decimal places.) Chicken Chicken Drumsticks Breast Revenue Cost of goods sold Gross margin c-1. Should Martin further process chicken breasts into chicken steak? (Use the assumption made in requirement b-1) Yes ONo c-2. How would the profit be affected by your answer c-1 Effect on profit

Martin Chicken Corporation processes and packages chicken for grocery stores. It
purchases chickens from farmers and processes them into two different products:
chicken drumsticks and chicken steak. From a standard batch of 12,000 pounds of raw
chicken that costs $7,000, the company produces two parts: 2,800 pounds of drumsticks
and 4,200 pounds of breast for a processing cost of $2,450. The chicken breast is
further processed into 3,200 pounds of steak for a processing cost of $2,00o. The
market price of drumsticks per pound is $1.25 and the market price per pound of
chicken steak is $4.20. If Martin decided to sell chicken breast instead of chicken steak,
the price per pound would be $2.20.
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Transcribed Image Text

Martin Chicken Corporation processes and packages chicken for grocery stores. It purchases chickens from farmers and processes them into two different products: chicken drumsticks and chicken steak. From a standard batch of 12,000 pounds of raw chicken that costs $7,000, the company produces two parts: 2,800 pounds of drumsticks and 4,200 pounds of breast for a processing cost of $2,450. The chicken breast is further processed into 3,200 pounds of steak for a processing cost of $2,00o. The market price of drumsticks per pound is $1.25 and the market price per pound of chicken steak is $4.20. If Martin decided to sell chicken breast instead of chicken steak, the price per pound would be $2.20.

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