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ACC 206 Week 3 Assignment Chapter Four and Five Problems

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

3. Cost flows and overhead application

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. 

•        Jobs no. 637, 638, and 639 were started during January. 

•        Total direct material requisitions and directlabor 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

7. Overhead application: Working backward 


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

Division A Division B

Actual machine hours  22,500 ? 

Estimated machine hours  20,000 ? 

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


2. Computations using a job order system 


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 goods  86,900 

Cost of goods sold  128,700 


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:


Direct Materials Direct Labor

Job No. Amount Job 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.


a.      Compute the total overhead applied to production during May. 

b.      Compute the cost of the ending work in process inventory. 

c.      Compute the cost of jobs completed during May. 

d.      Compute the cost of goods sold for the year ended May 31. 


Chapter 5 Exercise 1

1. High-low method

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

Quarter 1  Quarter 2  Quarter 3  Quarter 4 

Shipping costs  $58,200  $58,620  $60,125  $59,400 

Orders shipped  120 140 175 150


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

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. Further, 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

3. Break-even and other CVP relationships 

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

6. Direct and absorption costing 

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

Inventory, 1/1/X6  24,000 units 

Units manufactured  80,000

Units sold  82,000

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 

Fixed  $136,000 

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.