# Pike Seafood Company purchases lobsters and processes them into tails and flakes. It sells the lobster tails

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Pike Seafood Company purchases lobsters and processes them into tails and flakes. It sells the lobster tails for $20 per pound and the flakes for$15 per pound. On average, 100 pounds of lobster are processed into 57 pounds of tails and 24 pounds of flakes, with 19 pounds of waste. Assume that the company purchased 3,000 pounds of lobster for $6.00 per pound and processed the lobsters with an additional labor cost of$1,800. No materials or labor costs are assigned to the waste. If 1,510 pounds of tails and 710 pounds of flakes are sold, what is
(1) The allocated cost of the sold items and
(2) The allocated cost of the ending inventory? The company allocates joint costs on a Value basis.

Ending Inventory
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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## Fundamental Accounting Principles

ISBN: 978-0078110870

20th Edition

Authors: John J. Wild, Ken W. Shaw, Barbara Chiappetta

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