Question

1. For the data in Exercise 5- 14, use the FIFO method to summarize total costs to account for, calculate cost per equivalent unit for direct materials and conversion costs, and assign total costs to units completed ( and transferred out) and to units in ending work in process.
2. If you did Exercise 5- 15, should Cranberry’s managers choose the weighted- average method or the FIFO method? Explain briefly.

Exercise 5- 16
Refer to the information in Exercise 5-14. Sup-pose the assembly division at Cranberry Watches, Inc., uses the FIFO method of process costing instead of the weighted- average method.
1. Compute equivalent units for direct materials and conversion costs. Show physical units in the first column of your schedule.
2. What issues should the manager focus on when reviewing the equivalent units calculation?
In Exercise 5- 14

Consider the following data for the assembly division of Cranberry Watches, Inc.,
The assembly division uses the weighted- average method of process costing.

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aDegree of completion: direct materials, 80%; conversion costs, 35%.
bDegree of completion: direct materials, 80%; conversion costs, 80%.



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