Question: The following information taken from the books of Herman Brothers

The following information, taken from the books of Herman Brothers Manufacturing represents the operations for January:
The job cost system is used, and the February cost sheet for Job M45 shows the following:
The following actual information was accumulated during February:
1. Using the January data, ascertain the predetermined factory overhead rates to be used during February, based on the following:
a. Direct labor cost
b. Direct labor hours
c. Machine hours
2. Prepare a schedule showing the total production cost of Job M45 under each method of applying factory overhead.
3. Prepare the entries to record the following for February operations:
a. The liability for total factory overhead.
b. Distribution of factory overhead to the departments.
c. Application of factory overhead to the work in process in each department, using direct labor hours. (Use the predetermined rate calculated in Requirement 1.)
d. Closing of the applied factory overhead accounts.
e. Recording under- and overapplied factory overhead and closing the actual factory overhead accounts.

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