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Question;Page 1Problem 1- Handy-Man Services is a repair-service company specializing in small household jobs. Each client pays a fixed monthly service fee based on the number of rooms in the house. Records are kept on the time and material costs used for each repair. The following profitability data apply to five customers. Customer Revenues Customer CostsMarveline Burnett \$300 \$225JJackson 200 305Roger Jones 80 75Paul Saas 75 110Becky Stephan 350 220Question 1: Compute the operating income for each of the five customers. (five points)Question 2: What options should Handy-Man Services consider in light of the customer-profitability results? (five points)Question 3: What problems might Handy-Man Services encounter in accurately estimating the operating costs of each customer? (five points)Problem 2- Gavin and Alex, baseball consultants, are in need of a microcomputer network for their staff. They have received three proposals, with related facts as follows:Proposal AProposal BProposal CInitial investment in equipment\$90,000\$90,000\$90,000Annual cash increase in operations: Year 180,00045,00090,000 Year 210,00045,0000 Year 345,00045,0000Salvage value000Estimated life3 yrs3 yrs1 yrThe company uses straight-line depreciation for all capital assets.Question 1: Compute the payback period, net present value, and accrual accounting rate of return with initial investment, for each proposal. Use a required rate of return of 14%. (10 points)Question 2: Rank each proposal 1, 2, and 3 using each method separately. Which proposal is best? Why? (five points)Question 1.1.Related to Problem 1, compute the operating income for each of the five customers.(Points: 5) Question 2.2.Related to Problem 1, what options should Handy-Man Services consider in light of the customer-profitability results?(Points: 5) Question 3.3.Related to Problem 1, what problems might Handy-Man Services encounter in accurately estimating the operating costs of each customer? (Points: 5) Question 4.4.Related to Problem 2, compute the payback period, net present value, and accrual accounting rate of return with initial investment, for each proposal. Use a required rate of return of 14%.(Points: 10) Question 5.5.Related to Problem 2, rank each proposal 1, 2, and 3 using each method separately. Which proposal is best? Why?(Points: 5)

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