Sensitivity Analysis for Break-even Analysis

  • Ruth A. Schmidt
  • Helen Wright


When you have finished working through this chapter you should be able to
  • Understand what is meant by SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS

  • Appreciate why it is advisable to carry out a sensitivity analysis in addition to the basic break-even analysis

  • Set up a spreadsheet template to perform a sensitiv ity analysis and apply it to different examples

  • Interpret the results of a sensitivity analysis


Sensitivity Analysis Variable Cost Selling Price Sales Volume Forecast Range 
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© Ruth A. Schmidt and Helen Wright 1996

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  • Ruth A. Schmidt
  • Helen Wright

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