Transcribed Image Text: Impact of Increased Sales on Operating Income Using the Degree of Operating Leverage Head-First Company had planned to sell 5,000 bicycle helmets at $71 each in the

Transcribed Image Text: Impact of Increased Sales on Operating Income Using the Degree of Operating Leverage
Head-First Company had planned to sell 5,000 bicycle helmets at $71 each in the coming year. Unit variable cost is $51 (includes direct materials, direct labor, variable
factory overhead, and variable selling expense). Total fixed cost equals $49,500 (includes fixed factory overhead and fixed selling and administrative expense). Operating
income at 5,000 units sold is $50,500. The degree of operating leverage is 2. Now Head-First expects to increase sales by 10% next year.
Required:
1. Calculate the percent change in operating income expected.
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2. Calculate the operating income expected next year using the percent change in operating income calculated in Requirement 1.

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