The twig stands are more popular, so Bobby sells four twig stands for every one oak stand. Katie charges her husband $400 to share her boothat the craft shows (after all, she has paid the entrance fees). How many of each plant stand does Bobby need to sell to breakeven? Will thisaffect the number of scarves Katie needs to sell to breakeven? Explain.Bobby Arthur admired his wife's success at selling scarves at local crafts shows, so he decided to make two types of plant stands to sell at theshows. Bobby makes twig stands out of downed wood from his backyard and the yards of his neighbors, so his variable cost is minimal (woodscrews, glue, and so forth). However, Bobby has to purchase wood to make his oak plant stands. His unit prices and costs are as follows:E(Click the icon to view the data.)Determine how many of each plant stand Bobby needs to sell to breakeven. Begin by computing the weighted-average contribution margin per unit. First identify the formula labels, then complete the calculations step by step.TwigOakTotalSale price per unit16.00 $43.00XData TableVariable cost per unit3.0015.00Less:Contribution margin per unit13.0028.00Sales mix54Twig StandsOak StandsContribution margin80.0052.00 $28.00 $Sales price.$$16.0043.00Weighted average contribution margin per unit16.00Variable cost$$3.0015.00Next determine the formula to compute the breakeven sales in units. (Abbreviations used: Avg.average and CM = contribution margin.)PrintDoneFixed expensesOperating incomeWeighed-avg. CM per unitBreakeven sales in units+Determine how many of each plant stands Bobby needs to sell to breakeven.unitsBreakeven sales of twig stands isBreakeven sales of oak stands isunits.

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The twig stands are more popular, so Bobby sells four twig stands for every one oak stand. Katie charges her husband $400 to share her booth
at the craft shows (after all, she has paid the entrance fees). How many of each plant stand does Bobby need to sell to breakeven? Will this
affect the number of scarves Katie needs to sell to breakeven? Explain.
Bobby Arthur admired his wife's success at selling scarves at local crafts shows, so he decided to make two types of plant stands to sell at the
shows. Bobby makes twig stands out of downed wood from his backyard and the yards of his neighbors, so his variable cost is minimal (wood
screws, glue, and so forth). However, Bobby has to purchase wood to make his oak plant stands. His unit prices and costs are as follows:
E(Click the icon to view the data.)
Determine how many of each plant stand Bobby needs to sell to breakeven. Begin by computing the weighted-average contribution margin per unit. First identify the formula labels, then complete the calculations step by step.
Twig
Oak
Total
Sale price per unit
16.00 $
43.00
X
Data Table
Variable cost per unit
3.00
15.00
Less:
Contribution margin per unit
13.00
28.00
Sales mix
5
4
Twig Stands
Oak Stands
Contribution margin
80.00
52.00 $
28.00 $
Sales price.
$
$
16.00
43.00
Weighted average contribution margin per unit
16.00
Variable cost
$
$
3.00
15.00
Next determine the formula to compute the breakeven sales in units. (Abbreviations used: Avg.
average and CM = contribution margin.)
Print
Done
Fixed expenses
Operating income
Weighed-avg. CM per unit
Breakeven sales in units
+
Determine how many of each plant stands Bobby needs to sell to breakeven.
units
Breakeven sales of twig stands is
Breakeven sales of oak stands is
units.
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The twig stands are more popular, so Bobby sells four twig stands for every one oak stand. Katie charges her husband $400 to share her booth at the craft shows (after all, she has paid the entrance fees). How many of each plant stand does Bobby need to sell to breakeven? Will this affect the number of scarves Katie needs to sell to breakeven? Explain. Bobby Arthur admired his wife's success at selling scarves at local crafts shows, so he decided to make two types of plant stands to sell at the shows. Bobby makes twig stands out of downed wood from his backyard and the yards of his neighbors, so his variable cost is minimal (wood screws, glue, and so forth). However, Bobby has to purchase wood to make his oak plant stands. His unit prices and costs are as follows: E(Click the icon to view the data.) Determine how many of each plant stand Bobby needs to sell to breakeven. Begin by computing the weighted-average contribution margin per unit. First identify the formula labels, then complete the calculations step by step. Twig Oak Total Sale price per unit 16.00 $ 43.00 X Data Table Variable cost per unit 3.00 15.00 Less: Contribution margin per unit 13.00 28.00 Sales mix 5 4 Twig Stands Oak Stands Contribution margin 80.00 52.00 $ 28.00 $ Sales price. $ $ 16.00 43.00 Weighted average contribution margin per unit 16.00 Variable cost $ $ 3.00 15.00 Next determine the formula to compute the breakeven sales in units. (Abbreviations used: Avg. average and CM = contribution margin.) Print Done Fixed expenses Operating income Weighed-avg. CM per unit Breakeven sales in units + Determine how many of each plant stands Bobby needs to sell to breakeven. units Breakeven sales of twig stands is Breakeven sales of oak stands is units.

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Twig stands ak stands
Particulars
Selling price per unit
Variable cost per unit
Contribution margin per unit
$16
$43
S3
$15
$13
$28
Sales mix
4
1
Weighted average contribution margin per unit
$80
$400
Fixed cost
Composite break-even point (Fixed cost/Weighted average contribution margin per unit)
5
Number of each plant seed required for break-even
20
Working notes:
Weighted average contribution margin per unit ($13*4)+($28*1) = $80
Number of each plant seed required for break-even= (5*4) 20 (5*1) 5
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Twig stands ak stands Particulars Selling price per unit Variable cost per unit Contribution margin per unit $16 $43 S3 $15 $13 $28 Sales mix 4 1 Weighted average contribution margin per unit $80 $400 Fixed cost Composite break-even point (Fixed cost/Weighted average contribution margin per unit) 5 Number of each plant seed required for break-even 20 Working notes: Weighted average contribution margin per unit ($13*4)+($28*1) = $80 Number of each plant seed required for break-even= (5*4) 20 (5*1) 5

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