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Equal_Pay___Student_Rev_4_3 - The demand for the new Model...

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Video Concepts, Inc. (VCI) manufactures a line of DVD recorders (DVDs) that are distributed to large retailers. The line consists of three models of DVDs. The following data are available regarding the models: DVD Selling Price Variable Cost Demand/Year Model per Unit per Unit (units) Model LX1 $175 $100 2,000 Model LX2 250 125 1,000 Model LX3 300 140 500 VCI is considering the addition of a fourth model to its line of DVDs. This model would be sold to retailers for $375. The variable cost of this unit is $225.
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Unformatted text preview: The demand for the new Model LX4 is estimated to be 300 units per year. Sixty percent of these unit sales of the new model is expected to come from other models already being manufactured by VCI (10 percent from Model LX1, 30 percent from Model LX2, and 60 percent from Model LX3).VCI will incur a fixed cost of $20,000 to add the new model to the line. Based on the preceding data, should VCI add the new Model LX4 to its line of VCRs? Why...
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course BUS 308 taught by Professor Williams during the Winter '11 term at Ashford University.

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