# Sandhill Monograms sells stadium blankets that have been monogrammed with high school and...

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Sandhill Monograms sells stadium blankets that have been monogrammed with high school and university emblems. The blankets retail for $50 throughout the country to loyal alumni of over 2,100 schools. Sandhill's variable costs are 41% of sales; fixed costs are $118,000 per month.

Assume that variable costs increase to 47% of the current sales price and fixed costs increase by $10,000 per month. If Sandhill were to raise its sales price by 11% to cover these new costs, what would be the new annual breakeven point in sales dollars?

## Breakeven Point:

The breakeven point refers to when sales revenue is equal to the total expenses a company has. A company stops incurring losses at the breakeven point but has not yet recognized a profit on its goods.

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View this answerWe begin by finding the increase in fixed costs:

- $118,000 + $10,000 = $128,000

We then find the contribution margin ratio by subtracting the variable...

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