Samson Tile produces its product in two processing departments: Forming and Finishing. The following T-account shows the
1. What is the Forming Department's "Total costs to account for" for the month of August?
2. Assume that after using the five-step process costing procedure, the company determines that the "cost to be assigned to units completed and transferred out" is $243,800. What journal entry is needed to record the transfer of costs to the Finishing Department?
3. After the journal entry is made in Requirement 2, what will be the new ending balance in the Forming Department's Work in Process Inventory account?
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