Happy Colors manufactures crayons in a three-step process: mixing, molding, and packaging. The Mixing Department combines the direct materials of
In the Mixing Department, the direct materials are added at the beginning of the process and the conversion costs are incurred evenly throughout the process. Work in process of the Mixing Department on April 1, 2018, consisted of 300 batches of crayons that were 30% of the way through the production process. The beginning balance in Work-in-Process Inventory-Mixing was $27,800, which consisted of $10,700 in direct materials costs and $17,100 in conversion costs. During April, 3,200 batches were started in production. The Mixing Department transferred 2,800 batches to the Molding Department in April, and 700 were still in process on April 30. This ending inventory was 80% of the way through the mixing process. Happy Colors uses FIFO process costing.
At April 30, before recording the transfer of costs from the Mixing Department to the Molding Department, the Happy Colors general ledger included the following account:
Balance, Apr. ................ 1 27,800
Direct materials ............... 22,400
Direct labor .................... 21,330
Manufacturing overhead .... 44,070
1. Prepare a production cost report for the Mixing Department for April. Round equivalent unit costs to four decimal places. Round all other costs to the nearest dollar.
2. Journalize all transactions affecting the Mixing Department during April, including the entries that have already been posted. Assume the labor costs are accrued and not yet paid?
The ending inventory is the amount of inventory that a business is required to present on its balance sheet. It can be calculated using the ending inventory formula Ending Inventory Formula =...
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Question Posted: February 12, 2018 09:58:22