In assessing the profitability of a real estate office, the broker must consider "desk cost." Which answer best describes how to calculate "desk cost:"
Divide the total operating expenses of the office, including salaries, rent, insurance, etc., by the number of salespersons.
Divide the total cost of rent, utilities, and advertising by the number of salespersons
Calculate the cost of all the desks
Calculate the gross profit for the office, less the expenses, divide by the number of salespersons