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    1. Cost-Volume-Profits and Vending Machines
    Riccardo Food Services Company operates and services soft drink vending machines located in restaurants, gas stations, and factories in four southeastern states. The machines are rented from the manufacture. In addition, Riccardo must rent the space occupied by its machines. The following expense and revenue relationships pertain to a contemplated expansion program of 40 machines.

    Fixed monthly expense follow:

    Machine rental: 40 machines @ $53.50 $2,140
    Space rental: 40 locations @ $38.80 $1,552
    Part-time wages to service the additional 40 machines $2,008
    Other fixed costs 300
    Total monthly fixed costs $6,000
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    1. Cost-Volume-Profits and Vending Machines
    Riccardo Food Services Company operates and services soft drink vending machines located in restaurants, gas stations, and factories in four southeastern states. The machines are rented from the manufacture. In addition, Riccardo must rent the space occupied by its machines. The following expense and revenue relationships pertain to a contemplated expansion program of 40 machines.

    Fixed monthly expense follow:

    Machine rental: 40 machines @ $53.50 $2,140
    Space rental: 40 locations @ $38.80 $1,552
    Part-time wages to service the additional 40 machines $2,008
    Other fixed costs 300
    Total monthly fixed costs $6,000

    Per Unit Per $100 of Sales
    Selling price $1.00 100%
    Cost of snack .80 80
    Contribution margin .20 20%

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    This provides the steps to compute break-even point

    $2.19

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