Posted: July 12th, 2016
The following information provides the amount of cost incurred in May for the cost items indicated. During May 16,000 units of the firm’s single product were manufactured.
Raw materials $83,200
Factory depreciation expense 81,000
Direct labor 198,400
Production supervisor’s salary 12,200
Computer rental expense 8,400
Maintenance supplies used 1,600
a) How much cost would you expect to be incurred for each of these items during June when 19,200 units of the product are planned for production?
b) Calculate the average total cost per unit for the 16,000 units manufactured in May. Explain why this figure would not be useful to a manager interested in predicting the cost of producing 19,200 units in June.
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