Advance products, inc., has just organized a new division


Problem 7-12 comprehensive problem with Labor Fixed [LO1, LO2,LO3,LO4]




Advance Products, Inc., has just organized a new division to manufacture and sell specially designed tables using select hardwoods for personal computers. The division’s monthly costs are shown in the schedules below:




Manufacturing costs:


Variable costs per unit


Direct materials                                                                                                $86


                                Variable manufacturing overhead                                            $4


                                Fixed manufacturing overhead costs(total)                          $240,000


                Selling and administrative costs


                                Variable                                                                                               15% of sales


                                Fixed (Total)                                                                                       $160,000




Advance Products regards all of its workers as full-time employees and the company has a longstanding no-layoff policy. Furthermore, production is highly automated. Accordingly, the company includes its labor costs in its fixed manufacturing overhead. The following activity was recorded:




Units produced                 4,000


Units sold                            3,200




Requirement 1




(a) compute the unit product cost under absorption costing. (Omit the “$” sign in your response.)




Unit product cost                             $_________________




(b)  Compute the unit product cost under Variable costing.(Omit the “$” sign in your resonse)




Unit product cost             $______________




Requirement 2:


Prepare an income statement for the month using absorption costing. (Leave no cells blank – be certain to enter “0” whenever required. Omit “$” sign in your response.)




Absorption costing income statement


_________________                                                                                                                   $___________


Cost of goods sold


_________________                                                   $_________________


_________________                                                   __________________


___________                                                                   __________________








Requirement 3




Prepare a contribution format income statement for the month using variable costing.(Input all amounts as positive values. Leave no cell blank-be certain to enter “0” whenever required. Omit the “#” sign in your response.)




Variable costing income statement




______________                                                                                                                           $____________


Variable expenses:


                Variable cost of goods sold


__________                                                                                     $____________


__________                                                                                     _____________






Variable cost of goods sold                                                                          _______




_____________                                                                                             _________________________________       


Fixed expenses                                                                                                                                                _____________


____________                                                                                                                _________


______________                                                                                           ___________________________       


_______                                                                                                             $__________________________




Requirement 4


Assume that the company must obtain additional financing. As a member of top management, which of the statements that you have prepared in (2) and (3) above would you prefer to take with you as you negotiation with the bank?




(a) Absorption costing statement


(b) Variable costing statement




Requirement 5reconcile the absorption costing and variable costing net operating income figures in (2) and (3) above. (input all amounts as positive values. Omit the “$” sign in your response.)




___________                                                                                                   $_______________


___________: Fixed manufacturing overhead cost deferred     ________________


___________                                                                                                   $_______________




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