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Is gross margin and contribution margin same

No; gross margin is not the same as contribution margin. Contribution margin is the difference between total revenues (TR) and total variable costs (VC) when using the variable costing method, whereas gross margin is total revenues less cost of goods sold using the absorption costing method. Some differences One point of difference between …

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Contribution Margin

Contribution margin or contribution is the difference between the sales and the marginal cost of sales. It contributes towards the fixed cost and profit elements. Let’s say selling price per unit is $15, variable cost per unit is $10 and fixed cost is $150,000. Here the contribution per unit will …

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