Benjamin Company purchased (at a cost of $10,900) and used 2,300 pounds of materials during May. Benjamins

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Benjamin Company purchased (at a cost of $10,900) and used 2,300 pounds of materials during May. Benjamin’s standard cost of materials per unit produced is based on 2 pounds per unit at a cost $5 per pound. Production in May was 1,070 units.

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(a) Compute the total, price, and quantity variances for materials.
(b) Assume Benjamin also had an unfavorable labor quantity variance. What is a possible scenario that would provide one cause for the variances computed in (a) and the unfavorable labor quantity variance?

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