At year-end 2007, total assets for Bertin Inc. were $1.2 million and accounts payable,were $375,000. Sales, which in 2007 were $2.5 million, are expected to increase by 25%,in 2008. Total assets and accounts payable are proportional to sales, and that relationship,will be maintained. Bertin typically uses no current liabilities other than,accounts payable. Common stock amounted to $425,000 in 2007, and retained earnings,were $295,000. Bertin plans to sell new common stock in the amount of $75,000.,The firm’s profit margin on sales is 6%; 40% of earnings will be paid out as dividends.,a. What was Bertin’s total debt in 2007?,b. How much new, long-term debt financing will be needed in 2008? (Hint:,AFN New stock New long-term debt.) Do not consider any financing,feedback effects.," ,
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