06 Dec Marc Company assembles products from a group of in
Marc Company assembles products from a group of interconnecting parts. The company produces some of the parts and buys some from outside vendors. The vendor for Part X has just increased its price by 35 percent, to $10 per unit for the first 5,000 units and $9 per additional unit ordered each year. The company uses 7,500 units of Part X each year. Unit costs if the company makes the part are as follows:Direct materials.$3.50Direct labor 2.00Variable overhead. 4.00Variable selling costs for the assembled product 3.75Should Marc continue to purchase Part X or begin making it?