Question: Premium Inc produced 1 000 units of the company s product in

Premium, Inc. produced 1,000 units of the company’s product in 2014. The stan-dard quantity of direct materials was three yards of cloth per unit at a standard cost of $ 1.05 per yard. The accounting records showed that 2,600 yards of cloth were used and the company paid $ 1.10 per yard. Standard time was two direct labor hours per unit at a standard rate of $ 9.75 per direct labor hour. Employees worked 1,400 hours and were paid $ 9.25 per hour.

1. What are the benefits of setting cost standards?
2. Calculate the direct materials cost variance and the direct materials efficiency variance, as well as the direct labor cost and efficiency variances.

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