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Carter Corporation's sales are expected to increase from \$5 million in 2008 to \$6 million in 2009, or by 20%. Its assets totaled \$3 million at the end of 2008. Carter is at full capacity, so its assets must grow in proportion to projected sales. At the end of 2008, current liabilities are \$1 million, consisting of \$250,000 of accounts payable, \$500,000 of notes payable, and \$250,000 of accrued liabilities. Its profit margin is forecasted to be 5%, and the forecasted retention ratio of 30%. Use the AFN equation to forecast the additional funds Carter will need for the coming year.

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AFN = (A*/S0)(&#916;S)- (L*/ S0)(&#916;S)- MS1(RR)
we are given
A* = 3,000,000 ( the assets now)
So = 5,000,000 ( the current ...

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The solution explains the use of AFN equation to determine the amount of additional funds needed

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