27 Sep Participation Exercise #7: After reading the artic
Participation Exercise #7: After reading the article from the link below, please respond to the following questions. http://www.powerhomebiz.com/vol15/3indicators.htm1: Explain why calculating a “break-even” point should be the first step for any potential business.2: What options are available if the initial break-even calculations show that the company will be performing “below” the break-even point? Please explain.Participation Exercise #8: After viewing the 5-minute video from the link below, respond to the following question: http://youtu.be/ZihWEVWCJYk- What factors can impact the break-even point? Explain?.Participation Exercise #9: After viewing the video from the link below, please respond to the following questions:http://youtu.be/XYsmT8A-e08 (Links to an external site.)- What are ‘common’ fixed costs not allocated to segments? Can you think of any segments that have been eliminated from companies that you are familiar with (products, etc.). I was shopping for a small truck recently and noticed that Mazda had eliminated economy trucks from their product line. Their small truck product line must have had a negative ‘segment margin’.Participation Exercise #10: After listening to the ‘professor’ in the video from the link below, respond to the following questions: http://youtu.be/gHQPl8uC2r8 (Links to an external site.)- Why is ‘absorption’ costing acceptable under GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles’) and not variable costing?Links to an external site.