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Review Apple's Consolidated Statement of Operations for the year ended September 25, 1999 as shown below and answer the following questions:

1. Use the Percentage Sales Method and a 20% increase in sales to forecast Apples' Consolidated Statement of Operations for the period September 26, 1999 through September 25, 2000. Assume a 15% tax rate and restructuring costs of 1% of the new sales figure.

2. Discuss your results from question #1. What assumptions have you made?

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The solution presents the consolidated statement of Operations at September 25, 2000. There is a paragraph of analysis with assumptions listed.

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Apple Computer
Consolidated Statement of Operations
For the period September 26, 1999 - September 25, 2000

Sales $7,360.8
Cost of Sales $5,325.6
Gross Margin $2,035.2
Operating Expenses:
R&D $376.8
Selling, General & Administrative $1,195.2
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