WebTech Development of Nashville, Tennessee, is considering the possible introduction of a new product proposed by its research and development staff. The firm’s marketing director estimates that the product can be marketed at a price of $230. Total fixed cost is $340,000, and average variable cost is calculated at $56.
The firm’s CEO has suggested a target profit return of $214,000 for the proposed product. How many units must be sold to both break even and achieve this target return?