1. DeCesare Computers makes 5,200 units of a circuit board, CB76 at a cost of $280 each. Variable cost per unit is $190 and fixed cost per unit is $90. Peach Electronics offers to supply 5,200 units of CB76 for $260. If DeCesare buys from Peach it will be able to save $10 per unit in fixed costs but continue to incur the remaining $80 per unit. Should DeCesare accept Peach’s offer? Explain.
2. LN Manufacturing is deciding whether to keep or replace an old machine. It obtains the following information:
LN Manufacturing uses straight-line depreciation. Ignore the time value of money and income taxes.
Should LN Manufacturing replace the old machine?Explain.