## Provide a step-by-step explanation for how you arrived at your solution as though you were teaching a student to solve this type of problem.

Use AstroTurf Company’s income statement below to answer the following questions.

Operating costs (excl. depreciations & amortization): \$4.5m
Depreciation and amortization: \$1.5m
Interest: \$0.7m
Net Income: \$2.8m
Tax Rate: 35%
1. Calculate AstroTurf’s EBITDA.

Explanation: Provide a step-by-step explanation for how you arrived at your above solution as though you were teaching a student to solve this type of problem. Provide a clear explanation, showing any steps or processes used to reach the answer.

2. What level of sales would generate a net income of \$4.2m for the following year, knowing that operating costs (excl. depreciation and amortization) will increase by 7.5%, and given a 35% tax rate.

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