Question: costs per equivalent unit the following information concerns production in...
Costs per Equivalent Unit
The following information concerns production in the Baking
Department for March. All direct materials are placed in process at
the beginning of production.
|ACCOUNT Work in Process—Baking Department||ACCOUNT NO.|
|Mar.||1||Bal., 18,000 units, 1⁄4 completed||14,760|
|31||Direct materials, 336,000 units||252,000||266,760|
|31||Goods finished, 330,000 units||346,410||20,880|
|31||Bal. ? units, 2⁄5 completed||20,880|
a. Based on the above data, determine each cost listed below. Round "cost per equivalent unit" answers to the nearest cent.
|1. Direct materials cost per equivalent unit.||$|
|2. Conversion cost per equivalent unit.||$|
|3. Cost of the beginning work in process completed during March.||$|
|4. Cost of units started and completed during March.||$|
|5. Cost of the ending work in process.||$|
b. Assuming that the direct materials cost is
the same for February and March, did the conversion cost per
equivalent unit increase, decrease, or remain the same in