1. *ROA and ROE models and Ratio Components] The Salza Technology Corporation successfully increased its “top line” sales from $375,000 in 2015 to $450,000 in 2016. Net income also increased as did the venture’s total assets. You have been asked to compare the financial performance between the two years.*

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1. *Calculate the net profit margin and the sales-to-total assets ratio for Salza for 2016 using average total assets. Also calculate the return on total assets in 2016 using average total assets.*

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*Calculate the ratios in the ROA model for both 2015 and 2016 using year-end total assets. Comment on any financial ratio differences*

*.**Using average balance sheet account data, calculate the (a) current ratio, (b) quick ratio, (c) total-debt-to-total-assets ratio, and (d) the interest coverage ratio for 2016.*

*Repeat the ratio calculations requested in Part A separately for 2015 and 2016 using year-end balance sheet account data. What changes, if any, have occurred in terms of liquidity and financial leverage?*