Dime a Dozen Diamonds makes synthetic diamonds by treating carbon. Each diamond can be sold for $100. The materials cost for a standard diamond is $40. The fixed costs incurred each year for factory upkeep and administrative expenses are $208,000. The machinery costs $1.7 million and is depreciated straight-line over 10 years to a salvage value of zero.
a.What is the accounting break-even level of sales in terms of number of diamonds sold?