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Kirsten Corporation makes 100,000 units per year of a part called a B345 gasket for use in one of its products. Data concerning the unit production costs of the B345 gasket follow: Direct materials $0.15 Direct labor 0.10 Variable manufacturing overhead 0.13 Fixed manufacturing overhead 0.24 Total manufacturing cost per unit $0.62 An outside supplier has offered to sell Kirsten Corporation all of the B345 gaskets it requires. If Kirsten Corporation decided to discontinue making the B345 gaskets, 25% of the above fixed manufacturing overhead costs could be avoided. Required: a. Assume Kirsten Corporation has no alternative use for the facilities presently devoted to production of the B345 gaskets. If the outside supplier offers to sell the gaskets for $0.46 each, should Kirsten Corporation accept the offer? Fully support your answer with appropriate calculations. b. Assume that Kirsten Corporation could use the facilities presently devoted to production of the B345 gaskets to expand production of another product that would yield an additional contribution margin of $10,000 annually. What is the maximum price Kirsten Corporation should be willing to pay the outside supplier for B345 gaskets? c. Discuss two (2) qualitative factors that need to be considered.,DEAR TUTOR, Do you need the attachment? as per attached..,thank you

 

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