   Chapter 11, Problem 11.17E

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Section
Textbook Problem

Profit-volume graphUsing the data for Cabinet Inc. in Exercise 11-16. (a) determine the maximum possible operating loss, (b) compute the maximum possible operating income, (c) construct a profit-volume graph, and (d) estimate the break-even sales (units) by using the profit-volume graph constructed in part (c).

To determine

(a)

Concept introduction:

The maximum operating loss means the minimum level of profit that company can achieve with respect to maximum sale.

To compute:

The maximum operating loss.

Explanation

With Respect to any Operating unit the maximum loss equals to the fixed cost.

Fundamentally, when we made any product in which we have some contribution then that contribution start recovering the fixed cost. Therefore, if we produced noting then fixed cost always incurred...

To determine

(b)

Concept introduction:

The maximum operating income means the maximum level of profit that company can achieve with respect to maximum sale.

To compute:

The maximum operating income.

To determine

(c)

Concept introduction:

The Profit Volume Graph is a graph Representation that shows the impact of sale volume on the operating profit. It shows maximum and minimum operating income or loss that company can earn with these sale volume.

To construct:

The profit Volume Graph.

To determine

(d)

Concept introduction:

The Break even sale is that point of sale where company recovers all fixed cost.

The break even sale in units

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