### Finance Assignment | Profit and Loss

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1FINANCE 149 – FIRST ASSIGNMENT
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31.Solution to Question 1As the question is not aligned correctly, the following assumption is madeProfit is 2% of the regular selling priceAlso given, Overhead is 13.5% of the regular selling priceTherefore, selling price of the utensil is \$53.69 + 13.5% of Selling Price (Overhead Cost) +2% of Selling Price (Profit)SP = \$53.69 + 13.5%(SP) + 2%(SP)On solving, SP = \$63.54Operating Profit or Loss on Sale:Product sold at markdown of 18% of SP, which is \$63.54 – 18% (63.54) = \$52.10Therefore, Operating Profit/Loss on sale = \$52.10 - \$53.69 – 13.5%(63.54) = \$10.17 (Loss)2.Solution to Question 24/10, n/90, This means that the credit period is 90 days and if the Invoice is paid within10 days, discount received shall be 4% of the Invoice value.(a)Highest simple interest rate shall be the rate at which the discount received shall beequal to the simple interest on the borrowing amount which is computed as follows:Discount = \$7600 *4% = \$304, which shall be the simple interest for the bill period of90 days on \$7,600. No of days in a year is taken at 360 days.Therefore, the simple interest rate shall be:\$304 = \$7,600 * x% * (90/360)On solving, Simple interest rate shall be 16%.(b)If borrowed at 9.5%, savings shall be the excess of Discount over Interest paid which iscomputed as follows:Interest = \$7,600*9.5%*(90/360) = \$180.5Therefore, Savings = \$304 - \$180.5 = \$123.53.Solution to Question 3(a)Maturity date of the note = 6 months from 31 March, 2008 which is 30 September,2008. ##### You’re reading a preview To View Complete Document

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