RATIO OF EARNINGS TO FIXED CHARGES
The following table sets forth the ratio of our earnings to our fixed charges for the periods indicated:
Fiscal Years Ended May 31,
Three Months Ended
August 31, 2017
For purposes of computing the ratios of earnings to fixed charges, earnings represent income from continuing
operations before taxes and cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles plus fixed charges. Fixed charges consist of interest expense, amortization of debt issuance costs and an estimation of the interest portion of rental expenses.
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