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This memo will be sent to the President of the company.

You have been studying 'fixed' costs. You learned that a number of 'fixed' costs are actually mixed costs (variable and fixed). Write a memo to your manager to explain various cost estimation techniques that can help determine the fixed and variable portion of each mixed cost (such as utility costs, maintenance costs) and why it is relevant to more accurately understand the types of costs.

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To: (Name of the manager), Manager
From: (your name and title)
Date: (complete date)
Subject: Mixed costs

As we know that mixed costs comprised of both variable and fixed cost components, it is imperative that we assist the management in making intelligent predictions, rational decisions, and proper evaluations of performance of the company in order to maximize the total profit of the company. We need to understand the types of costs ...

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