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Chapter 2 Solutions - CHAPTER 2 AN INTRODUCTION TO COST...

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CHAPTER 2 AN INTRODUCTION TO COST TERMS AND PURPOSES 2-18 (15–20 min.) Classification of costs, service sector. Cost object: Each individual focus group Cost variability: With respect to the number of focus groups There may be some debate over classifications of individual items, especially with regard to cost variability. Cost Item D or I V or F A D V B I F C I V a D I F E D V F I F G D V H I V b a Some students will note that phone call costs are variable when each call has a separate charge. It may be a fixed cost if Consumer Focus has a flat monthly charge for a line, irrespective of the amount of usage. b Gasoline costs are likely to vary with the number of focus groups. However, vehicles likely serve multiple purposes, and detailed records may be required to examine how costs vary with changes in one of the many purposes served. 2-19 (15–20 min.) Classification of costs, merchandising sector. Cost object: Videos sold in video section of store Cost variability: With respect to changes in the number of videos sold There may be some debate over classifications of individual items, especially with regard
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