Unformatted text preview: further processing in the Mixing Department; there, it is combined with several other ingredients to form a paste, which is marketed as a silver polish selling for $4 per jar. This further processing requires 0.25 kilogram of Grit 337 per jar. Costs of other ingredients, labour, and variable overhead associated with this further processing amount to $2.50 per jar. Variable selling costs are $0.30 per jar. If the decision were made to cease production of the silver polish, $5600 of the Mixing Department's fixed costs could be avoided. Hercules has limited production capacity for Grit 337, but unlimited demand for the cleaning powder. Required: Calculate the minimum number of jars of silver polish that would have to be sold to justify the further processing of Grit 337....
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