Posted: July 12th, 2016

# Calculate the total manufacturing cost and the cost per unit for the month of August?

Both questions are correctly formatted in the two attachments. Thanks in advance for the guidance.
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1. Kinney Industries has recently switched its method of applying manufacturing overhead from a single predetermined overhead rate based on direct labor hours to activity-based costing (ABC). Assume that the direct labor rate is \$18.00 per hour and that there were no beginning inventories. The following cost drivers and rates have been developed for allocating manufacturing overhead costs:

Activity Cost Driver Rate
Material handling Number of parts used \$2.00 per part
Assembly and inspection Number of direct labor hours \$25.00 per DLH
Testing Number of units tested \$5.00 per unit

The following production, costs, and activities occurred during the month of August:

Units Produced Direct Material Cost Number of Parts Used Direct Labor Hours
6,400 \$208,600 142,000 26,480

Required:
A) Calculate the total manufacturing cost and the cost per unit for the month of August.
B) Assume instead that Kinney Industries applies manufacturing overhead on the basis of \$40.00 per
direct labor hours (rather than the ABC method). Calculate the total manufacturing overhead cost applied for the month of August.

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1. Seville Limited. incurred the following costs during March:

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