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The manager is reviewing a list of expenses for the operation of her establishment.

She notices several increases in costs compared to the previous month.  These are the items that have increased in cost:

  1. Electricity
  2. Labor
  3. Food cost

a- What can the manager do to reduce these costs in the upcoming months?  

b- Are there any costs that she cannot reduce?

c- Which of the costs are semi variable and how can she control the variable portion of those costs?

d- What can she do to increase profits even if she is not able to cut costs?

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