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ACC501 Accounting for decision making: breakeven at Apple

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Please includes references, my company is Apple, the product used, use specified periods i.e 2009, 2010 comparison between the two. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please use the information below as your guide.

By this time, you should have an organization selected and approved for your project.

In this module, we are going to have our first application to that project. Identify any activity in your organization where you can apply breakeven analysis. You must be able to define:

A unit of measurement for the activity
Revenue per unit for the activity
Variable costs for the activity
Fixed costs for the period in the activity

LENGTH: 2-3 pages typed and double-spaced.

The following items will be assessed in particular:

If you cannot identify specific actual amounts, make a reasonable estimate and apply the tool as if the data were factual. Estimates should be reasonable, justified and documented.

Your report should include:

The name and nature of the organization
The activity and time period you used
The inputs you used
Your results in an easy to read table format
Any benefits and implications from your results

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Your tutorial is 518 words (attached in word) and include three tables showing revenue per mac computer, cost of sales per mac computer, contribution margin per mac computer and breakeven for mac computers based on data from Apple's 2010 10-k report. The computations are in Excel (click in cells to see calculations) for you. The apple report is attached for you.