A computer manufacturer is deciding whether to produce a large
A computer manufacturer is deciding whether to produce a large monitor with a thin screen. One of the managers suggested that the incremental costs for this line of manufacturing will be primarily variable because the company currently has a lot of idle capacity.

REQUIRED
A. What is the cost object in this decision?
B. Is the accounting system likely to have the information needed to develop a cost function?
Explain.
C. What might be an appropriate estimation technique for this cost? Explain.
D. What is the opportunity cost for using this idle capacity? Explain.

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