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EXERCISE 10 1 Material Variances LO1 Harmon Household Products Inc manufactures a number of consumer items for general house- hold use One of these products a chopping board

EXERCISE 10–1 Material Variances [LO1]

Harmon Household Products, Inc., manufactures a number of consumer items for general house- hold use. One of these products, a chopping board, requires an expensive hardwood. During a recent month, the company manufactured 4,000 chopping boards using 11,000 board feet of hard- wood. The hardwood cost the company $18,700.

The company’s standards for one chopping board are 2.5 board feet of hardwood, at a cost of

$1.80 per board foot.

Required:

1.       According to the standards, what cost for wood should have been incurred to make 4,000 chopping blocks? How much greater or less is this than the cost that was incurred?

2.       Break down the difference computed in (1) above into a materials price variance and a materi- als quantity variance.

 

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