equivalent units and related costs; cost of production report; entries

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meadowland chemical company manufactures specialty chemicals by a series of three
processes, all materials being introduced in the distilling department. from the distilling
department, the materials pass through the reaction and filling departments, emerging
as finished chemicals.
the balance in the account work in process—filling was as follows on december 1,
2012:
work in process—filling department
(2,500 units, 60% completed):
direct materials (2,500 × $1 3.1 0) $32,750
conversion (2,500 × 60% × $5.65) 8,475
$41 ,225
the following costs were charged to work in process—filling during december:
direct materials transferred from reaction
department: 42,1 00 units at $1 3.00 a unit $547,300
direct labor 1 43,200
factory overhead 79,605

the following costs were charged to work in process—filling during december:
direct materials transferred from reaction
department: 42,1 00 units at $1 3.00 a unit $547,300
direct labor 1 43,200
factory overhead 79,605
during december, 40,900 units of specialty chemicals were completed. work in process—
filling department on december 31 was 3,700 units, 30% completed.
instructions
1. prepare a cost of production report for the filling department for december.
2. journalize the entries for costs transferred from reaction to filling and the cost trans-
ferred from filling to finished goods.
3. determine the increase or decrease in the cost per equivalent unit from november to
december for direct materials and conversion costs.
4. discuss the uses of the cost of production report and the results of part (3).
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