# The Clarkson Company produces engine parts for car manufacturers. A new accountant intern at Clarkson has accidentally

## Question:

The Clarkson Company produces engine parts for car manufacturers. A new accountant intern at Clarkson has accidentally deleted the calculations on the company’s variance analysis calculations for the year ended December 31, 2014. The following table is what remains of the data.

**Required:**

1. Calculate all the required variances. (If your work is accurate, you will find that the total static budget variance is $0.)

2. What are the actual and budgeted selling prices? What are the actual and budgeted variable costs per unit?

3. Review the variances you have calculated and discuss possible causes and potential problems. What is the important lesson learned here?

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## Cost Accounting A Managerial Emphasis

**ISBN:** 978-0133428704

15th edition

**Authors:** Charles T. Horngren, Srikant M. Datar, Madhav V. Rajan