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ACC 6404 Accounting Problem Worksheet




Question;Process Costing - Weighted Average With Spoilage Mr. Smith, a consultant, has indicated that the Weighted Average method is appropriate our needs. He is concerned about the number of units that failed inspection and the pricing of the good units completed. General Information The I See The Light Company has a related company that produces the figurines. They use process costing in the molding department. The factory overhead is applied at a rate of 50% of direct labor dollars. The material is added at the beginning of the process. The labor and overhead costs are assumed to be added uniformly throughout. Month of January Selected information for January is presented below. Note that the applied overhead rate was 50% of direct labor costs in the molding department. Molding Department Goods in-process as of January 1 were 3,200 figurines at a cost of $5,312.00. Of this amount, $1,856.00 was from raw materials added, $2,304.00 for labor and $1,152.00 for overhead. These 3,200 figurines were assumed to be 40.00% complete as to labor and overhead. During January, 25,500 units were started, $14,790.00 of materials and $43,506.00 of labor costs were incurred. The 6,500 figurines that were in-process at the end of January were assumed to be 50.00% complete to labor and overhead. While normal spoilage is 5%, 2,220 units failed inspection in January. The units are inspected at the end of the process.


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