Difference Between Avoidable Costs & Unavoidable Costs Video


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A(n) _____ is a cost that is not incurred if the activity is not performed, like labor cost, packaging, or materials.

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1. An _____ is a cost that is still incurred even if the activity is not performed.

2. Another name for an avoidable cost is a(n) _____ cost.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool designed to check your understanding of the difference between avoidable costs and unavoidable costs. You need to know how to define these costs for the quiz, as well as knowing related vocabulary terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your understanding of:

  • Which cost type is and is not still incurred if the activity is not performed
  • Examples of unavoidable costs
  • Another name for an avoidable cost

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on these cost types, such as synonyms for each type
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as unavoidable costs and avoidable costs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about unavoidable costs to pick out examples of them from a given list

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