Question: Every year Kansas Company manufactures 5 000 units of part 231

Every year Kansas Company manufactures 5,000 units of part 231 for use in its production cycle. The per unit costs of part 231 are as follows:
Direct materials.......... $ 5
Direct labor.............. 12
Variable manufacturing overhead.... 8
Fixed manufacturing overhead...... 10
Total................ $ 35

Verona Company has offered to sell 5,000 units of part 231 to Kansas for $32 per unit. If
Kansas accepts Verona’s offer, its freed-up facilities could be used to earn $10,000 in contribution margin by manufacturing part 240. In addition, Kansas would eliminate 40% of the fixed overhead applied to part 231.

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Should Kansas accept Verona’s offer? Why or why not?


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