EXCESS CAPACITY Edney Manufacturing Company has $2 billion in sales and $0 6 billion in fixed assets. Currently, the company’s fixed assets are operating at 80% of capacity. a. What level of sales could Edney have obtained if it had been operating at full capacity? b. What is Edney’s target fixed assets/sales ratio? c. If Edney’s sales increase 30%, how large of an increase in fixed assets will the company need to meet its target fixed assets/sales ratio?

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EXCESS CAPACITY Edney Manufacturing Company has $2 billion in sales and $0 6 billion in fixed assets. Currently, the company’s fixed assets are operating at 80% of capacity.

a. What level of sales could Edney have obtained if it had been operating at full capacity?

b. What is Edney’s target fixed assets/sales ratio?

c. If Edney’s sales increase 30%, how large of an increase in fixed assets will the company need to meet its target fixed assets/sales ratio?

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