Business Studies Multiple Choice Question – 31 December 2017

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A business’s fixed costs are £67 800, selling price per unit is £12.87, and total variable costs per unit are £8.50. Which ONE of the following is the break-even level of output (to the nearest whole number)?

Select ONE answer only:

  1. 12 500 units
  2. 12 667 units
  3. 10 000 units
  4. 8 525 units
  5. 15 515 units

Show your workings to arrive at your answer, and explain and justify your reasons:

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This is multiple choice question is suitable for Business Studies KS4 classes.

The answer is 5 – Break-even level of output = Fixed costs / Contribution per unit. Contribution per unit = Selling price per unit – Variable costs per unit. Therefore the breakeven level of output is: £67 800 / (£12.87 – £8.50) = £67 800 / £4.37 = 15 515 units.

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