Enter the total potential revenue of the action ($) and the total cost of the action ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Cost Of Doing Nothing.

## Cost Of Doing Nothing Formula

CODN = PR - AC

Variables:

- CODN is the Cost Of Doing Nothing ($)
- PR is the total potential revenue of the action ($)
- AC is the total cost of the action ($)

To calculate the Cost Of Doing Nothing, subtract the cost of the action from the potential revenue of the action.

## How to Calculate Cost Of Doing Nothing?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Cost Of Doing Nothing.

- First, determine the total potential revenue of the action ($).
- Next, determine the total cost of the action ($).
- Next, gather the formula from above = CODN = PR – AC.
- Finally, calculate the Cost Of Doing Nothing.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total potential revenue of the action ($) = 4000

total cost of the action ($) = 1000