Business, 01.02.2019 16:40
Apublisher for a promising new novel figures fixed costsâ€‹ (overhead, advances,â€‹ promotion, copyâ€‹ editing, typesetting, and soâ€‹ on) at â€‹$55 comma 000â€‹, and variable costsâ€‹ (printing, paper,â€‹ binding, shipping) at â€‹$1.30 for each book produced. with thisâ€‹ pricing, 3504 books need to be produced and sold at $ 17.00 each for the publisher to break even. â€‹ however, rising prices for paper require an increase in variable costs to â€‹$1.80 for each book produced. use this information to complete parts a. through c. a. what strategies might the company use to deal with this increase inâ€‹ costs? choose all that are reasonable. a. find different suppliers to try and lower the variable costs. your answer is correct.b. decrease the fixed costs. c. increase the selling price of the book. your answer is correct.d. increase the font size of the print in the book. b. if the company continues to sell books at â€‹$17â€‹, how many books must they now sell to make aâ€‹ profit? the publisher must produce and sell at least 3619 books to make a profit. â€‹(round up to the nearest wholeâ€‹ book.) c. if the company wants to start making a profit at the same production level as before the cost increase from â€‹$1.30 to â€‹$1.80â€‹, how much should the publisher sell the book forâ€‹ now? in order for the company to start making a profit at the same production level asâ€‹ before, the publisher should sell the book for more than the break evenâ€‹ point, which is approximately â€‹$ nothing.