# Billings Company produces two products, Product Reno and Product Tahoe. Each product goes through its own assembly and finishing departments. However, both of them must go through the painting department. The painting department has capacity of 2,460 hours per year.

Billings Company produces two products, Product Reno and Product Tahoe. Each product goes through its own assembly and finishing departments. However, both of them must go through the painting department. The painting department has capacity of 2,460 hours per year. Product Reno has a unit contribution margin of $120 and requires five hours of painting department time. Product Tahoe has a unit contribution margin of $75 and requires three hours of painting department time. There are no other constraints.

Required:

1. What is the contribution margin per hour of painting department time for each product?

2. What is the optimal mix of products?

3. What is the total contribution margin earned for the optimal mix?

Contribution margin is an important element of cost volume profit analysis that managers carry out to assess the maximum number of units that are required to be at the breakeven point. Contribution margin is the profit before fixed cost and taxes...

## This problem has been solved!

- Tutor Answer

## 1 Reno Tahoe Unit contribution margin 120 75 Painting department hours 5 3 Contribâ€¦View the full answer

**Related Book For**

## Cornerstones of Managerial Accounting

**ISBN:** 978-0324660135

3rd Edition

**Authors:** Mowen, Hansen, Heitger

**Question Details**

**13**

## Students also viewed these Managerial Accounting questions