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Explain how a change in sales mix can change a company’s break-even point.

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Describe margin of safety and operating leverage and their impact due to an increase on risk.

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Margin of Safety: The break-even point projects the level of sales volume where there is no profit or loss incurred. Similarly, the volume of sales over and above this point is known as margin of safety.

Operating leverage: Operating leverage refers to the measurement of degree of the variable costs and fixed costs used by the firm...

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