Multiple Products Most businesses sell several products at v…

Multiple Products Most businesses sell several products at varying prices. The products often have different unit variable costs. Thus, the total profit and the breakeven point depend on the proportions in which the products are sold. Sales mix is the relative contribution of sales among various products sold by a firm. Assume that the sales of Jordan, Inc., are the following for a typical year:

Product

A Units Sold

18,000 Sales Mix

80%

B

4,500

20

Total

22,500

100%

Assume the following unit selling prices and unit variable costs:

Product

A Selling Price

$ 80 Variable Cost per Unit

$ 65 Unit Contribution Margin

$15

B

140

100

40

Fixed costs are $400,000 per year, of which $60,000 are batch-related and $340,000 are facilities- related. Assume sales mix is constant in units.

Required

Determine the breakeven point in units.

Determine the number of units required for a before-tax net profit of $40,000.