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    Why is the Contribution Income Statement very useful in a CVP analysis?

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    The cost-volume-profit (CVP) is a "tool that helps managers understand the relationships among cost, volume, and profit" (Brewer, Garrison & Noreen, 2007, p. 240). Cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis is concerned with the effects on net operating income of:

    1. Selling prices
    2. Sales volume
    3. Unit variable costs
    4. Total fixed costs
    5. The mix of products sold.

    The CVP ...

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    This solution discusses why the contribution income statement is useful in a CVP analysis.