Enter the required profit ($) and the total costs ($) into the Required Sales Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Required Sales. 

Required Sales Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Required Sales. 

RS = RP – TC

  • Where RS is the Required Sales ($)
  • RP is the required profit ($) 
  • TC is the total costs ($) 

How to Calculate Required Sales?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Required Sales.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the required profit ($). 
    1. The required profit ($) is given as: 100.
  2. Next, determine the total costs ($). 
    1. The total costs ($) is provided as: 30.
  3. Finally, calculate the Required Sales using the equation above: 

RS = RP – TC

The values given above are inserted into the equation below:

RS = 100 – 30 = 70.00 ($)


Example Problem #2: 

For this problem, the variables needed are provided below:

required profit ($) = 4902

total costs ($) = 193

This example problem is a test of your knowledge on the subject. Use the calculator above to check your answer. 

RS = RP – TC = ?