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Futuristic Fabricators Inc. uses a standard cost system to account for its single product. The standards established for the product include the following:
Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 lb @ $0.50 per lb
Labor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 hr @ $8.00 per hr
The following operating data came from the records for the month:
In process, beginning inventory, none.
In process, ending inventory, 800 units 80% complete as to labor; material is issued at the beginning of processing.
Completed during the month, 5,600 units.
Materials issued to production were 51,680 lb @ $0.55 per pound.
Direct labor was $304,000 at the rate of $7.60 per hour.

Required:
Calculate the following variances, using the diagram format in Figure 8-4.


1. Materials price.
2. Materials quantity.
3. Net materials variance.
4. Labor rate.
5. Labor efficiency.
6. Net laborvariance.


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