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Calculating a Target Cost

Yuhu manufactures cell phones and is developing a new model with a feature (aptly named Don’t Drink and Dial) that prevents the phone from dialing an owner-defined list of phone numbers between the hours of midnight and 6:00 A.M. The new phone model has a target price of $380. Management requires a 25% profit on new product revenues.

Required:

  1. 1. Calculate the amount of desired profit.
  2. 2. Calculate the target cost.

1.

To determine

Compute the amount of desired profit.

Explanation

Desired Profit:

The amount of profit which is added to the cost of any product or service as markup is known as the desired profit. As the revenue covers the expenses, the company adds the amount of desired profit to the cost of the product or service.

Use the following formula to calculate the amount of desired profit:

Desired profit=Target price×Profit�

2.

To determine

Compute the amount of target cost.

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