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Product U23N has been considered a drag on profits at Jinkerson Corporation for some time

Product U23N has been considered a drag on profits at Jinkerson Corporation for some time and management is considering discontinuing the product altogether. Data from the company's accounting system appear below:
Sales $730,000 
Variable expenses $350,000 
Fixed manufacturing expenses $234,000 
Fixed selling and administrative expenses $161,000 
In the company's accounting system all fixed expenses of the company are fully allocated to products. Further investigation has revealed that $144,000 of the fixed manufacturing expenses and $93,000 of the fixed selling and administrative expenses are avoidable if product U23N is discontinued. What would be the effect on the company's overall net operating income if product U23N were dropped?
A)Overall net operating income would increase by $15,000. 
B)Overall net operating income would decrease by $143,000. 
C)Overall net operating income would decrease by $143,000. 
D)Overall net operating income would increase by $15,000.

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