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Horace Society is planning its annual Western Fair Raceway Gala. The Gala committee has assembled the following expected costs for the event:
Dinner (per person) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $10
Gaming tokens and program (per person). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2
Prize payouts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,300
Tickets and advertising. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $800
Private box suite rental. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,700
Lottery licences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $200
The committee members would like to charge $40 per person for the evening’s activities.
Required:
1. Compute the break-even point for the Gala (in terms of the number of people that must attend).
2. Assume only 200 people attended the Gala last year. If the same number attend this year, what price per ticket must be charged to break even?
3. Using the $40 ticket price per person amount, prepare a CVP graph for the Gala from 0 tickets up to 600 tickets sold.


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