Horngren's Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis (16th Edition)
Horngren's Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis (16th Edition)
16th Edition
ISBN: 9780134475585
Author: Srikant M. Datar, Madhav V. Rajan
Publisher: PEARSON

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Chapter 2, Problem 2.31E

Total costs and unit costs, service setting. National Training recently started a business providing training events for corporations. In order to better understand the profitability of the business, the owners asked you for an analysis of costs—what costs are fixed, what costs are variable, and so on, for each training session. You have the following cost information:

Trainer: $11,000 per session

Materials: $2,500 per session and $35 per attendee

Catering Costs (subcontracted):

 Food: $75 per attendee

 Setup/cleanup: $25 per attendee

 Fixed fee: $5,000 per training session

National Training is pleased with the service they use for the catering and have allowed them to place brochures on each dinner table as a form of advertising. In exchange, the caterer gives National Training a $1,000 discount per session.

  1. 1. Draw a graph depicting fixed costs, variable costs, and total costs for each training session versus the number of guests.


  1. 2. Suppose 100 persons attend the next event. What is National Training’s total net cost and the cost per attendee?
  2. 3. Suppose instead that 175 persons attend? What is National Training’s total net cost and the cost per attendee?
  3. 4. How should National Training charge customers for their services? Explain briefly.
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Horngren's Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis (16th Edition)

Ch. 2 - Distinguish between inventoriable costs and period...Ch. 2 - Define the following: direct material costs,...Ch. 2 - Describe the overtime-premium and idle-time...Ch. 2 - Define product cost. Describe three different...Ch. 2 - What are three common features of cost accounting...Ch. 2 - Prob. 2.16MCQCh. 2 - Comprehensive Care Nursing Home is required by...Ch. 2 - Frisco Corporation is analyzing its fixed and...Ch. 2 - Year 1 financial data for the ABC Company is as...Ch. 2 - The following information was extracted from the...Ch. 2 - Computing and interpreting manufacturing unit...Ch. 2 - Direct, indirect, fixed, and variable costs....Ch. 2 - Classification of costs, service sector. Market...Ch. 2 - Classification of costs, merchandising sector....Ch. 2 - Classification of costs, manufacturing sector. The...Ch. 2 - Variable costs, fixed costs, total costs. Bridget...Ch. 2 - Variable and Fixed Costs. Consolidated Motors...Ch. 2 - Variable costs, fixed costs, relevant range. Gummy...Ch. 2 - Prob. 2.29ECh. 2 - Cost drivers and functions. The representative...Ch. 2 - Total costs and unit costs, service setting....Ch. 2 - Total and unit cost, decision making. Gayles...Ch. 2 - Inventoriable costs versus period costs. Each of...Ch. 2 - Computing cost of goods purchased and cost of...Ch. 2 - Cost of goods purchased, cost of goods sold, and...Ch. 2 - Flow of Inventoriable Costs. Renkas Heaters...Ch. 2 - Cost of goods manufactured, income statement,...Ch. 2 - Cost of goods manufactured, income statement,...Ch. 2 - Income statement and schedule of cost of goods...Ch. 2 - Interpretation of statements (continuation of...Ch. 2 - Income statement and schedule of cost of goods...Ch. 2 - Terminology, interpretation of statements...Ch. 2 - Labor cost, overtime, and idle time. David...Ch. 2 - Missing records, computing inventory costs. Ron...Ch. 2 - Comprehensive problem on unit costs, product...Ch. 2 - Prob. 2.46PCh. 2 - Cost classification; ethics. Paul Howard, the new...Ch. 2 - Prob. 2.48P

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