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Chapter 4 and 5 Problems

Please complete the following 7 exercises below in either Excel or a word document (but must be single document). You must show your work where appropriate (leaving the calculations within Excel cells is acceptable). Save the document, and submit it in the appropriate week using the Assignment Submission button.

Chapter 4 Exercise 3

Cleveland Metals uses a job cost system and applies factory overhead to production
at a predetermined rate of 180% of direct labor cost. Data pertaining to recent
operations follow:

• Job No. 636 was the only job in process on January 1 of the current year. The
Work in Process account contained a $24,600 balance on this date.
• Job Nos. 637, 638, and 639 were started during January.
• Total direct material requisitions and direct labor incurred during January
amounted to $89,200 and $114,500, respectively.
• The only job that remained in process on January 31 was job No. 638, with costs
of $15,000 for direct materials and $20,000 for direct labor.

a. Compute the total cost of the work in process inventory on January 31.
b. Compute the cost of jobs completed during January, and present the proper journal
entry to reflect job completion.

Chapter 4 Exercise 7

The Towson Manufacturing Corporation applies overhead on the basis of machine hours. The following divisional information is presented for your review:

Division ADivision B
Actual machine hours22,500?
Estimated machine hours20,000?
Overhead application rate$4.50$5.00
Actual overhead$110,000?
Estimated overhead?$90,000
Applied overhead?$86,000
Over- (under-)applied overhead?$6,500

Find the unknowns for each of the divisions. 

Chapter 4 Problem 2

General Corporation employs a job order cost system. On May 1 the following balances were extracted from the general ledger;

Work in process$35,200
Finished goods86,900
Cost of goods sold128,700

Work in Process consisted of two jobs, no. 101 ($20,400) and no. 103 ($14,800). During May, direct materials requisitioned from the storeroom amounted to $96,500, and direct labor incurred totaled $114,500. These figures are subdivided as follows:

AmountJob No.Amount
101 5,000 101 7,800
115 19,500 103 20,800
116 36,200 115 42,000
Other 35,800 116 18,000
 96,500 Other  25,900

Job no. 115 was the only job in process at the end of the month. Job no. 101 and three "other" jobs were sold during May at a profit of 20% of cost. The "other" jobs contained material and labor charges of $21,000 and $17,400, respectively.

General applies overhead daily at the rate of 150% of direct labor cost as labor summaries are posted to job orders. The firm's fiscal year ends on May 31.

Chapter 5 Exercise 1

The following cost data pertain to 20X6 operations of Heritage Products:

Quarter 1Quarter 2Quarter 3Quarter 4
Shipping costs 58,200 58,620 60,125 59,400
Orders shipped120140175150

The company uses the high-low method to analyze costs.

a. Determine the variable cost per order shipped.
b. Determine the fixed shipping costs per quarter.
c. If present cost behavior patterns continue, determine total shipping costs for 20X7 if activity amounts to 570 orders.

Chapter 5 Exercise 2
Delta Gamma Upsilon sorority is in the process of planning its annual homecoming
dinner and dance. The treasurer anticipates the following costs for the event, which
will be held at the Regency Hotel:

Room rental 300
Dinner cost (per person) 25
Chartered buses 500
Favors and souvenirs (per person) 5
Band 900

Each person would pay $40 to attend; 200 attendees are expected.

a. Will the event be profitable for the sorority? Show computations.
b. How many people must attend for the sorority to break even?
c. Suppose the sorority encouraged its members to drive to the hotel and did not
charter the buses. Furthermore, a planned menu change will reduce the cost per
meal by $2. If each member will still be charged $40, compute the contribution
margin per person.

Chapter 5 Exercise 3

Cedars Hospital has average revenue of $180 per patient day. Variable costs are $45 per patient day; fixed costs total $4,320,000 per year.

a. How many patient days does the hospital need to break even?
b. What level of revenue is needed to earn a target income of $540,000?
c. If variable costs drop to $36 per patient day, what increase in fixed costs can be tolerated without changing the break-even point as determined in part (a)?

Chapter 5 Problem 6

The information that follows pertains to Consumer Products for the year ended December 31, 20X6.

Inventory, 1/1/X624,000 units
Units manufactured80,000
Units sold82,000
Inventory, 12/31/X6? units
Manufacturing costs:
Direct materials$3 per unit
Direct labor$5 per unit
Variable factory overhead$9 per unit
Fixed factory overhead$280,000
Selling & administrative expenses:
Variable$2 per unit

The unit selling price is $26. Assume that costs have been stable in recent years.

a. Compute the number of units in the ending inventory.
b. Calculate the cost of a unit assuming use of:
1. Direct costing.
2. Absorption costing.
c. Prepare an income statement for the year ended December 31, 20X6, by using direct costing.
d. Prepare an income statement for the year ended December 31, 20X6, by using absorption costing.

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