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Accounting and Finance help. Due November 18, 2016. Dawson

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Accounting and Finance help. Due November 18, 2016.Dawson Company manufactures three types of computer games: Skyhawk, Seahawk, and Sharks. It allocates overhead to the games based on the number of direct labor hours worked on each product. The results of the most recent period follow:Skyhawk Seahawk Sharks
Units produced and sold 9,000 8,000 7,000
Selling Price $45.00 $30.00 $25.00
Direct materials per unit 5.50 4.25 3.00
Direct labor cost per unit 9.00 2.00 3.00
Manufacturing overhead per unit 27.00 6.00 9.00
Gross Margin 3.50 17.75 10.00
Selling cost per unit 2.25 1.50 1.25
Administration cost per unit 3.75 3.00 2.75
Net Income (loss) per unit $(2.50) $13.25 $6.00The manager of Dawson Company is concerned that the Skyhawk game seems to be a net loser and he is considering whether to discontinue it. He has asked you to analyze the situation and make a recommendation. Your analysis reveals that Dawson Company has three levels of overhead – faculty sustaining, batch-related, and unit-related – and that the appropriate overhead rates are $6.00 per square foot, $1,000 per production run, and $4 per unit, respectively. Resource usage during the past period follows. In addition, you discover that administrative costs are fixed while selling costs are variable per unit.Skyhawk Seahawk Sharks
Square feet occupied 10,000 12,500 15,000
Production runs 9 12 12Answer the following questions in detail and explain how you arrive at your solution.1. Determine whether Dawson Company should drop any game.
2. Write a memo to the manager with your recommendation.
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Essays
Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Theres suppose to be columns for Skyhawk Seahawk Sharks.
Expert:  Donna Kakonge replied 24 days ago.

Dear Customer,

I can have this completed for you by the deadline.

Thank you,

Donna Kakonge, BJ, MA, TESOL, LLB, ABD

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Ok. Please provide an in-depth answer and provide why and how you arrived to you solution and why it is correct. thank you so much.
Expert:  Donna Kakonge replied 24 days ago.

Dear Customer,

Do you need this in an Excel spreadsheet? It would be easier for me to do it that way.

Kindest regards,


Customer: replied 24 days ago.
if it helps you to explain how you arrived to your answer better and thoroughly show your work.
Expert:  Donna Kakonge replied 24 days ago.

Dear Customer,

Yes, it will. Thank you.

Customer: replied 21 days ago. to help you with the formulas for showing work. :)
Expert:  Donna Kakonge replied 21 days ago.

Dear Customer,

Thank you very much! Have a good night.

Expert:  Donna Kakonge replied 17 days ago.

Dear Customer,

Expert:  Donna Kakonge replied 17 days ago.

Dear Customer,

I cannot access the formulas in the text. I am going to opt out so that another expert can help you.

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