Rensing Ltd estimates sales for the second quarter of 2017
Rensing Ltd. estimates sales for the second quarter of 2017 will be as follows.
Month Units
April.......... 2,550
May.......... 2,675
June.......... 2,390

The target ending inventory of finished products is as follows.
March31.......... 2,000
April 30.......... 2,230
May 31 ..........2,200
June 30 ..........2,310

Two units of material are required for each unit of finished product. Production for July is estimated at 2,700 units to start building inventory for the fall sales period. Rensing’s policy is to have an inventory of raw materials at the end of each month equal to 50% of the following month’s production requirements. Raw materials are expected to cost $4 per unit throughout the period.

Instructions
Calculate the May raw materials purchases in dollars.

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