Miller Company manufactures a product for which materials are added at the - 74620

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Miller Company manufactures a product for which materials are added at the beginning of the manufacturing process. A review of the company's inventory and cost records for the most recently completed year revealed the following information: 

 

Units 

Materials 

Conversion

Work in process. Jan. 1 (80% complete with respect to conversion costs)

100,000

$100,000

$157,500

Units started into production

500,000

 

 

Costs added during the year:

 

 

 

    Materials 

 

$650,000

 

    Conversion 

 

 

$997,500

Units completed during the year 

450,000

 

 

 



The company uses the weighted-average cost method in its process costing system. The ending inventory is 50% complete with respect to conversion costs.



Required:

i. Compute the equivalent units of production and the cost per equivalent units for materials and for conversion costs.

ii. Determine the cost transferred to finished goods.

iii. Determine the amount of cost that should be assigned to the ending work in process inventory. (Points : 15)

 

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