#### Break Even Point

```Hello,

Is there a formula to calculate a break even point?  Scenario:  Rate ranges
are 500 lbs at \$10, 1000 lbs @ \$5, 2000 lbs @ \$2.5, etc.  Eg: Shipper has
load that weighs 990 lbs.  What is the break even point to move the load
forward into the next cheaper range.

Hope that makes sense.

Any help appreciated.
```
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1/22/2009 4:19:03 PM
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```"Break even" generally implies two opposing trends. Where they meet is the
'break even' point. You have supplied only one 'trend'. Can you expand on
the problem?
best wishes
--
Bernard V Liengme
Microsoft Excel MVP
http://people.stfx.ca/bliengme
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"Connie" <Connie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:FCA4617A-81B1-4867-9FB1-15EBEE8E63EC@microsoft.com...
> Hello,
>
> Is there a formula to calculate a break even point?  Scenario:  Rate
> ranges
> are 500 lbs at \$10, 1000 lbs @ \$5, 2000 lbs @ \$2.5, etc.  Eg: Shipper has
> load that weighs 990 lbs.  What is the break even point to move the load
> forward into the next cheaper range.
>
> Hope that makes sense.
>
> Any help appreciated.

```
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bliengme5824 (3040)
1/22/2009 5:16:07 PM
```Unfortunately, the only info I will ever have for this is the actual weight,
the ranges and the amount to charge for each range.  Any suggestions?

"Bernard Liengme" wrote:

> "Break even" generally implies two opposing trends. Where they meet is the
> 'break even' point. You have supplied only one 'trend'. Can you expand on
> the problem?
> best wishes
> --
> Bernard V Liengme
> Microsoft Excel MVP
> http://people.stfx.ca/bliengme
> remove caps from email
>
> "Connie" <Connie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:FCA4617A-81B1-4867-9FB1-15EBEE8E63EC@microsoft.com...
> > Hello,
> >
> > Is there a formula to calculate a break even point?  Scenario:  Rate
> > ranges
> > are 500 lbs at \$10, 1000 lbs @ \$5, 2000 lbs @ \$2.5, etc.  Eg: Shipper has
> > load that weighs 990 lbs.  What is the break even point to move the load
> > forward into the next cheaper range.
> >
> > Hope that makes sense.
> >
> > Any help appreciated.
>
>
>
```
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Connie (70)
1/22/2009 5:31:01 PM
```Then the problem has no solution!
--
Bernard V Liengme
Microsoft Excel MVP
http://people.stfx.ca/bliengme
remove caps from email

"Connie" <Connie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:91437B08-3B6F-4EC3-A12A-A9DD9BE237B8@microsoft.com...
> Unfortunately, the only info I will ever have for this is the actual
> weight,
> the ranges and the amount to charge for each range.  Any suggestions?
>
> "Bernard Liengme" wrote:
>
>> "Break even" generally implies two opposing trends. Where they meet is
>> the
>> 'break even' point. You have supplied only one 'trend'. Can you expand on
>> the problem?
>> best wishes
>> --
>> Bernard V Liengme
>> Microsoft Excel MVP
>> http://people.stfx.ca/bliengme
>> remove caps from email
>>
>> "Connie" <Connie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:FCA4617A-81B1-4867-9FB1-15EBEE8E63EC@microsoft.com...
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > Is there a formula to calculate a break even point?  Scenario:  Rate
>> > ranges
>> > are 500 lbs at \$10, 1000 lbs @ \$5, 2000 lbs @ \$2.5, etc.  Eg: Shipper
>> > has
>> > load that weighs 990 lbs.  What is the break even point to move the
>> > forward into the next cheaper range.
>> >
>> > Hope that makes sense.
>> >
>> > Any help appreciated.
>>
>>
>>

```
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bliengme5824 (3040)
1/22/2009 6:20:02 PM

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