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Learning Objective: Students will be able to to learn and apply the cost-volume-profit analysis.



Modern Industries (PVT) Ltd. manufactures basketballs and sells them across the country. The company’s management is desirous to boost-up the yearly profits and considering a change in the sales price of its products in this regard. The company’s management accountant has developed following information using the recent year’s published accounts:





Sales (200 units)                   

Rs. 30,000                    


Variable cost                            



Contribution margin                  




Fixed cost                                  



Profit before tax                         




The management accountant believes that a 10% reduction in selling price would increase the sales volume by 30%.


Required: Analyze the above information carefully and answer the following assuming no change in the fixed cost:                                                        
  i)     Change in the net sales;                                                                

ii)      Change in the contribution margin in total & per unit;                                             

iii)    Change in per unit net profit assuming 40% tax rate;

iv)     Would you recommend the proposed sale price and why?


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ali ilyas shakeel bhai ka solution absolutly right ha

AGER mujay pata hota toh pochta k kis ka theek hay isi liay pocha ap say ap bta do00 ?

bro me to always khud hi working krta hun for betr understanding !! U dekh lo agr theak lgta hai to sari calculations U k samny heen B.O.L


i) 5100

ii)a. -150

ii)b. -15


iv) reject the proposal




Sales (260 units)                                   Rs. 135          

Variable Cost                                             67.31

Contribution Margin                                      67.7

Fixed Cost                                                  

Profit before Tax                                         48.46   

 40% tax                                                                                        

 Profit after Tax                                                  29.1

D@nY@L@fR()Z! plz tell how you calculate it .

variable cost kaisy change ho gai?

shakeel bhai is correct 

and the last option the perposa is 100% reject

Asalam o Alikum to all,

please help me in question no 2, because i does not understand that from where 12350 comes, please help me

Usman Shahid

sales=260x135=   35,100

varable cost=260x87.5=  22,750


12350=contribution margin

feel free to ask any query related to gdb


Amir - عامر مغل 33 chl bago yaha sy ap yaha kia kr rhy ho

Humna Afzal when per unit cost will be change than variable cost and contribution margin will also change.


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