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  • Figuring Fixed Costs

    Figuring “fixed costs‚ variable costs‚ and” (Oppapers.com‚ 2012) BEP Week 4 Tina Whittington HSM/260 May 11‚ 2014 Laura Huffaker Figuring fixed costs‚ variable costs‚ and BEP Week 4 10.1 The highest number of meals served was 4‚900 in December‚ with the lowest of meals being 3‚500 in July making a difference of 1‚400 of meals served‚ between the two months. The cost per meal variable is 1400÷$5500.00 for a total of $3.93 (WHDM’s) fixed cost is computed as follows $20‚500.00-(3‚500*$3.93)

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  • Fixed and Variable Costs

    Health services managers are essentially interested in how costs are affected by changes in volume. Cost behavior refers to a cost ’s reactions to activity level. A cost may rise‚ fall‚ or remain constant as activity levels fluctuate. We can classify several types of costs on the basis of their relationship to the amount of services provided‚ often referred to as activity‚ utilization‚ or volume (Gapenski‚ 2012). When dealing with the future there is a level of uncertainty of volume with regard

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  • Allocation of Fixed Costs

    Allocation of Fixed Costs ACC 403 Principles of Accounting The articles describe two different approaches:  Lean accounting and activity based costing.  Both have pros and cons and the selection of "what is best for allocating IT" likely rests with the culture and types of businesses.  I personally believe that activity-based costing‚ which essentially casts IT as a variable cost‚ making users sensitive to the requests they make of IT because every request is an incremental cost to their budget

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  • Fixed Costs, Variable Costs, and Bep

    Fixed Costs‚ Variable costs‚ and Break Even Point Elizabeth Gaud HSM /260 August 21‚ 2011 Stephanie Koontz Fixed Costs‚ Variable costs‚ and Break Even Point Exercise 10.1 Recompute fixed costs‚ variable costs‚ and the BEP. What are the variable costs? What are the fixed costs? How many meals will the WHDM program need to provide during the fiscal year to reach the BEP? How much profit will the program earn if it completes its 45‚000-meal contract with the City of Westchester? Answer:

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  • Cost Is Fixed Cost or Variable Cost in Nature?

    Is depreciation expense or depreciation cost is fixed cost or variable cost in nature? Fixed costs: Fixed costs are such costs that do not change with the change in activity level within the relevant range. Where relevant range can be defined in terms of time or activity level. Variable costs: Variable costs are such costs that change with the change in activity level . Coming to the question‚ depreciation expense or depreciation cost can either be fixed or variable and this depends on the method

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  • Explain the difference between fixed costs, semi-fixed costs, and variable costs.

    Question 5.1 Explain the difference between fixed costs‚ semi-fixed costs‚ and variable costs. Fixed costs are those which do not change with the level of activity within the relevant range. These costs will incur even if no units are produced. For example rent expense‚ straight-line depreciation expense‚ etc. Fixed costs are those which do not change with the level of activity within the relevant range. These costs will incur even if no units are produced. For example rent expense‚ straight-line

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  • Fixed and Variable Costs

    the costs for the year. The restaurant wanted to see what some of their fixed and variable costs were for the year. They also wanted to make sure they remain in their relevant range. The costs focused on were the cost of hamburgers (raw materials) and the cost of building rent. It was determined that the raw materials were the variable costs because the cost will vary based on production of hamburgers. A variable cost is a cost that will change in direct proportion to changes in the cost-driver

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  • Variable or Fixed Cost

    Being able to determine whether a cost is fixed or variable is vital to the understanding of overhead loading and cost behavior. A fixed cost is unchanged with a change to the cost driver. (Horngren‚ Sutton‚ and Stratton p.46) Which means that a fixed cost does not rise with the change is production of your product. A good example of a fixed cost is rent. No matter how many widgets you make (within a relevant range) your rent will not increase. A variable cost‚ on the other hand‚ does change with

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  • Classification of Cost Behavior: Variable or Fixed

    marks = ________ % Grade: Question I: Identification: Fill in the blanks the correct answer. You are having a dress shop‚ indicate the proper classification of cost behavior whether it is VARIABLE or FIXED for each of the following items below: |Cost Element |Cost Behavior | |Material used to make shirts |

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  • Fixed and Variable Compliance Cost

    Agri-environment contract adoption under fixed and variable compliance costs. This report looks at the agri-environment contract adpted by farmers’ to be able to contribute and partake in the enrivonmental schemes through pressure groups and government. It provides disctinct description to the differences in fixed and variable costs. The purpose of explaining the differences were to illustrate how farmers partaking to the project would be different than how much land will be needed to chip in the

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