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Refer to details about Mount Snow from Short Exercise S25- 2. Assume that Mount Snow’s reputation has diminished and other resorts in the vicinity are only ­charging $ 80 per lift ticket. Mount Snow has become a price- taker and will not be able to charge more than its competitors. At the market price, Mount Snow managers ­believe they will still serve 700,000 skiers and snowboarders each season.

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1. If Mount Snow cannot reduce its costs, what profit will it earn? State your ­answer in dollars and as a percent of assets. Will investors be happy with the profit level?
2. Assume Mount Snow has found ways to cut its fixed costs to $ 32,900,000. What is its new target variable cost per skier/ snowboarder?



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