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Common Chemical Company’s management is evaluating its product mix in an attempt to maximize profits. For the past two years, Common has produced four products, and all have large markets in which to expand market share. Common’s controller has gathered data from current operations and wants you to analyze them for him. Sales and operating data follow.


*Common’s scarce resource, machine hours, is being used to full capacity.

Required
1. Compute the machine hours needed to produce one unit of each product. (Round to two decimal places.)
2. Determine the contribution margin per machine hour for each product.
3. Which product line(s) should be targeted for market shareexpansion?


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