Wexpro, Inc., produces several products from processing 1 ton of clypton, a rare mineral. Material and processing

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Wexpro, Inc., produces several products from processing 1 ton of clypton, a rare mineral. Material and processing costs total $60,000 per ton, one-fourth of which is allocated to product X15. Seven thousand units of product X15 are produced from each ton of clypton. The units can either be sold at the split-off point for $9 each, or processed further at a total cost of $9,500 and then sold for $12 each.
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1. What is the financial advantage (disadvantage) of further processing product X15?
2. Should product X15 be processed further or sold at the split-off point?
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ISBN: 978-1259307416

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Authors: Ray Garrison, Eric Noreen, Peter Brewer

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