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What is the method of calculating the Fixed expense for the below Question?

VK Ltd a multi-product Company, furnishes you the following data relating to the year 2000

First Half of the year    Second Half of the yearSales

sales   rs.45000          rs.50000
total cost rs.40000          rs.43000

Assuming that there is no change in prices and variable costs and that the fixedexpenses are incurred equally in the two half years periods calculate for the year2000.

1. The Profit Volume ration
2. Fixed Expenses
3. Break-Even Sales
4. Percentage of margin of safety

FIRST HALF   SECOND  HALF   TOTAL

SALES      45000      50000      95000

TOTAL COST   40000      43000      83000

NO  CHANGE   IN  UNIT PRICES

NO  CHANGE  IN UNIT   VARIABLE  COSTS

FIXED   EXPENSES  ARE  THE SAME  IN  BOTH  HALVES

HENCE

VARIABEL  COST   27000      30000      57000

FIXED  COST   13000      13000      26000

40000      43000      83000

1.   The Profit Volume ratio [pvr]
pvr=contribution/ sales
=sales-variable cost / sales
= 95000-57000/95000= 0.40
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2. Fixed Expenses=======26000
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3. Break-Even Sales
Sales- variable = contribution  margin
Break even  sales= total annual  fixed cost
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Contribution margin/total sales
=26000/  0.40
=65000.

4. Percentage of margin of safety
•  Subtract from the projected sales the amount of sales you need to break even. For example, if you anticipate sales of \$95,000, but only need \$65,000 to break even, subtract \$65,000 from \$95,000 to get a safety margin of \$30,000.
•  2
Divide the safety margin by the projected sales to find the margin of safety ratio. In this example, divide \$30,000 by \$95,000 to get 0.315.
•  •  3
Multiply the margin of safety ratio by 100 to find the margin of safety percentage. In this example, multiply 0.315  by 100 to get an 3.15 percent margin of safety.
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 Rating(1-10) Knowledgeability = 9 Clarity of Response = 8 Politeness = 10 Comment Thanks lot for fastest reply but my Question was why & how Fixed expense considered is 13000? It can be 14000 also. That Ans I've not got.

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