# How do you plot a breakeven chart?

I am a little uncertain how to plot break even charts and was wondering if anybody could help.
Say for example:
Selling Price per unit: £51
Variable cost per unit: £21
Therefore contribution: £30
Fixed costs: £170,000 per year OR £14,166.66 per month (I would rather do monthly)
Break even= £14,166.66/£30=...
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I am a little uncertain how to plot break even charts and was wondering if anybody could help.

Say for example:

Selling Price per unit: £51

Variable cost per unit: £21

Therefore contribution: £30

Fixed costs: £170,000 per year OR £14,166.66 per month (I would rather do monthly)

Break even= £14,166.66/£30= 472.2 Units Rounded up to 473 Units

I know to plot the break even chart the £14,166 will stay at the same point. But the part I am stuck on is how do I work out Total Sales and Total Costs and also where do i plot them on the break even chart, like where do i match the Costs with the units? And how steep to draw the line?

Whoever can help I will be really greatful

Thankyou

Say for example:

Selling Price per unit: £51

Variable cost per unit: £21

Therefore contribution: £30

Fixed costs: £170,000 per year OR £14,166.66 per month (I would rather do monthly)

Break even= £14,166.66/£30= 472.2 Units Rounded up to 473 Units

I know to plot the break even chart the £14,166 will stay at the same point. But the part I am stuck on is how do I work out Total Sales and Total Costs and also where do i plot them on the break even chart, like where do i match the Costs with the units? And how steep to draw the line?

Whoever can help I will be really greatful

Thankyou

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