# Segment Margin & Decision-Making in Accounting

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### Calculate the contribution margin given the following information: sales = \$10,000; variable costs = \$4,000; avoidable fixed costs = \$1,400; unavoidable fixed costs = \$1,600.

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### 2. Which of the following is NOT an important consideration in calculating segment margin?

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Using the quiz/worksheet combo, see what you comprehend about segment margin and decision-making in accounting. You need to know how to calculate both the contribution margin and segment margin for the quiz.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help test your understanding of the following topics:

• An example of a fixed cost
• Important considerations when calculating segment margin
• Something that would represent a variable cost
• Finding the contribution margin
• Calculating the segment margin

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what you need to know when calculating segment margin
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to find the contribution margin
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on decision-making and segment margin in accounting