Ch 3: Cost Behavior Analysis & Cost-Volume Profit

About This Chapter

Find out more about the introductory accounting topics of cost behavior analysis and cost-volume profit with our lessons. You'll go over key term definitions and why these analyses are conducted and test yourself on the knowledge you've gained with self-assessment quizzes.

Cost Behavior Analysis and Cost-Volume Profit - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

What kinds of cost and profit analyses are done by accountants? With these lessons, you will have the opportunity to reinforce what you might know or learn new information about the tools used to conduct these analyses and why they are important. Instructors in these lessons will address:

  • How to perform an analysis of mixed costs
  • How to create a contribution margin statement
  • What the basics of a cost-volume-profit analysis (CVP) are
  • How to select a cost structure for CVP
  • What factors are involved in target-profit and break-even analyses

Lesson Objective
How to Analyze Mixed Costs Identify ways to analyze mixed costs.
Creating Contribution Margin Income Statements Describe how to develop a contribution margin income statement.
Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis: Definition & Examples Explore the concepts of cost-volume-profit analysis.
How to Select a Cost Structure for CVP Explain how to determine a cost structure when analyzing CVP.
Target-Profit & Break-Even Analysis Describe what is used to analyze target-profit and break-even goals.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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