Susmel Inc. is considering a project that has the following cash flow data. What is the project's payback? Year 0 1 2 3 Cash flows -$500 $150 $200 $300 2.03 years 2.25 years 2.50 years 2.75 years 3.03 years


Answer 1


Payback period = 2.5 years


given data

Year    0            1           2           3

cash    -$500  $150   $200   $300

to find out

What is the project's payback


Year        Cash flows   Cumulative Cash flows

0                 500             500

1                  150              350

2                 200             150

3                 300              150


Payback period = Last period with a negative cumulative cash flow +(Absolute value of cumulative cash flows at that period ÷ Cash flow after that period)      .........................1

put here value we get


Payback period = 2+ (150)/(300)    

Payback period = 2.5 years

Answer 2

Final answer:

The payback period for the project is approximately 2.75 years.


The payback period is a financial metric used to assess the time it takes for an investment or project to generate enough cash flows to recover the initial investment cost. It's a simple tool for evaluating the risk and return of an investment, with shorter payback periods generally indicating lower risk. The payback period is the amount of time it takes to recover the initial investment in a project.

To calculate the payback period, we sum the cash flows until we reach or surpass the initial investment.

In this case, the initial investment is $500, and the cash flows are: $150, $200, and $300 in years 1, 2, and 3 respectively.

By adding the cash flows together, we find that the project's payback is 2 years and 25% of year 3, which is approximately 2.75 years.

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Sales                              $557,000          $254,000      $303,000

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Contribution margin        412,090            172,720          239,370

Traceable fixed expenses 273,000        128,000          145,000

Segment margin                139,090          44,720            94,370

Common fixed expenses 94,690           43,180               51,510

Net operating income    $ 44,400          $ 1,540           $ 42,860

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Balance Sheet as of December 31, 2019


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Accounts receivable             263,000

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Notes payable                      179,000     $465,000

Long-term liabilities:

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Total liabilities                                       $1,615,000

Accumulated retained earnings          4,686,000

Common stock (missing figure)              770,000

Total liabilities and equity                   $7,071,000


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Cost of goods sold  $348,000

Depreciation expense $93,000

Interest expense $58,000

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Cash dividends paid = $88,000

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Cost of goods sold           348,000

Gross profit                    $366,000

Depreciation expense       93,000

EBIT                                $273,000

Interest expense              (58,000)

Income before tax         $215,000

Tax rate (25%)                   53,750

Net income                    $161,250

Cash dividends paid        88,000

Addition to Retained

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Account Titles                          Debit       Credit

Cash                                    $203,000

Accounts receivable             263,000

Inventory                               548,000

Patents and copyrights        857,000

Tangible net fixed assets 5,200,000

Accounts payable                                  $286,000

Notes payable                                           179,000

Long-term debt                                      1,150,000

Accumulated retained earnings          4,686,000

Common stock (missing figure)              770,000

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            Statement of cash flow

         For the year ended 31 December, 2017

Cash flow from operating activities

Receipt from customers       $228,300

($242,100 - $13,800)

Less Cash payment

Suppliers                                $173,500

($175,500 + $10,600 - $12,600)

Operating expenses             $8,300

(23,900 - $15,600)

Income tax expenses           $900

($8,100 + $900)

Interest expenses                $35,100

Cash flow from investing activities

Sale of equipment                                       $8,700

Net cash provided by Investing activities  $8,700

Cash flow from financing activities

Issuance of company stock                         $4,600

Less: Land Redemption                                $6,200

Less: Payment of cash dividend                   $25,400

Net cash used by financing activities           $27,000

Net Increase in cash                                         $16,800

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Cash at end of period                                       $36,400

Wide Open Industries Inc. has fixed costs of $475,000. The unit selling price, variable cost per unit, and contribution margin per unit for the company’s two products follow:Product Selling Price Variable Cost per Unit Contribution Margin per UnitAA $145 $105 $40BB 110 75 35The sales mix for products AA and BB is 60% and 40%, respectively. Determine the break-even point in units of AA and BB. Round your interim computations to nearest cent, if required.a. Product AA unitsb. Product BB units



Break-even point (units)= 475,000/ (131 - 93)= 12,500 units

AA= 12,500*0.6= 7,500

BB= 12,500*0.4= 5,000


Giving the following information:

Wide Open Industries Inc. has fixed costs of $475,000.


Selling Price= $145

Variable Cost= $105

Contribution Margin per Unit= $40


Selling Price= 110

Variable Cost= 75

Contribution Margin per Unit= 35

The sales mix for products AA and BB is 60% and 40%, respectively.

Break-even point (units)= Total fixed costs / (weighted average selling price - weighted average variable expense)

weighted average selling price= 145*0.6 + 110*0.4= 131

weighted average variable expense= 105*0.6 + 75*0.4= 93

Break-even point (units)= 475,000/ (131 - 93)= 12,500 units

AA= 12,500*0.6= 7,500

BB= 12,500*0.4= 5,000

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