Stephens, Inc. is considering dropping a product line. During the prior year, the line had sales of $170,000, variable costs of $86,000 and total fixed expenses of $110,000. Of the fixed expenses, $95,000 are avoidable. If Stephens drops the product line, net operating income will:

increase by $9,000

increase by $26,000

decrease by $60,000

increase by $11,000