A producer of pottery is considering the addition of a new plant to absorb the backlog of demand that now exists. The primary location being considered will have fixed costs of $ 9,200 per month and variable costs of 70 cents per unit produced. Each item is sold to retailers at a price that averages 90 cents.
a. What volume per month is required in order to break even?
b. What profit would be realized on a monthly volume of 61,000 units? 87,000 units?
c. What volume is needed to obtain a profit of $ 16,000 per month?
d. What volume is needed to provide a revenue of $ 23,000 per month?
e. Plot the total cost and total revenue lines.