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    1. Comment on the consultant's adjustments made in Exhibit 1. Do you agree with each of them? If not, can you suggest better methods of making the adjustments for the stated purpose? I cannot agree the adjustments of the consultant completely. Firstly, I think his adjustment on the allocation of owner’s salary is not completely reasonable. I agree with his statement that Mr. Frank has done a lot of work on his body shop; his administration should be a part of the cost, but the percentage of it

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