Compute the following:
A company grosses $100 million per year and shows a 12 percent profit. It hires a security director, a security staff, and security equipment, which costs the company $2 million per year but reduces its losses, or "shrinkage," from 9 percent to 5 percent of the gross.
How much money is the company making or losing as a result of installing a security program?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 10:46 pm ad1c9bdddf
Answer: The company earns $2 million more as a result of installing a security program.
Without installing of this security program, the company's profit is $100 * 12% = ...
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