Write a paper of no more than 750 words in which you respond to the Broadening Your Perspective 18-1 activity titled "Decision Making Across the Organization" in Ch. 18 of Accounting.;BYP18-1 Martinez Company has decided to introduce a new product. The new product can be manufactured by either a capital-intensive method or a labor-intensive method. The manufacturing method will not affect the quality of the product. The estimated manufacturing costs by the two methods are as follows.;Martinez?s market research department has recommended an introductory unit sales price of $30. The incremental selling expenses are estimated to be $502,000 annually plus $2 for each unit sold, regardless of manufacturing method.;Instructions;With the class divided into groups, answer the following.;(a) Calculate the estimated break-even point in annual unit sales of the new product if Martinez Company uses the;(1) Capital-intensive manufacturing method.;(2) Labor-intensive manufacturing method.;(b) Determine the annual unit sales volume at which Martinez Company would be indifferent between the two manufacturing methods.;(c) Explain the circumstance under which Martinez should employ each of the two manufacturing methods.
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