Ski Boards, Inc., wants to enter market quickly with new finish on its ski boards. It has two alternatives:
A) Make major modifications at a fixed cost of $26,000, or
B) Purchase new equipment at a net fixed cost of $63,000.
If the firm selects to make modifications, variable materials and labour will be $27.0 for each board. If it purchases new equipment, variable costs are approximated to be $17.5 per board.
What is minimum sales quantity which would justify the purchase of the new equipment? (Identify as a whole number by rounding)