Bailey’s materials quantity variance for the current month was exactly one-half of its materials price variance. Both variances were unfavorable. The company’s cost accountant has supplied the following standard cost information.
a. Compute Bailey’s materials price variance.
b. Compute the standard quantity of materials allowed for producing 560 units of product.
c. Record the journal entry to charge Work in Process for the cost of materials used during the month.
d. Assume Bailey’s overhead volume variance is four times the amount of its materials quantity variance. Is the volume variance favorable or unfavorable? How do you know?