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The Harding Company manufactures skates. The company's income statement for 2001 is as follows: (See attachment)

Given this income statement, compute the following:

a. Degree of operating leverage.
b. Degree of financial leverage.
c. Degree of combined leverage.
d. Break-even point in units (number of skates).

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The Harding Company manufactures skates. The company's income statement for 2001 is as follows:

Harding Company
Income Statement
For the Year Ended December 31, 2001

Sales (10,000 skates @ \$50 each) \$500,000
Less: Variable costs (10,000 skates at \$20) 200,000
Fixed costs 150,000

Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) 150,000
Interest expense 60,000

Earnings before taxes (EBT) 90,000
Income tax expense (40%) 36,000
Earnings after taxes (EAT)
\$ 54,000
Given this income statement, compute the ...

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\$2.49