18.  Colil Computer Systems, Inc., manufactures printer circuit cards. All direct materials are added at the inception of the production process. During January, the accounting department noted that there was no beginning inventory. Direct materials of $310,000 were used during the month. Work-in-process records revealed that 12,000 card units were started in January, 6000 card units were complete, and 4600 card units were spoiled as expected. Ending work-in-process card units are complete in respect to direct materials costs. Spoilage is not detected until the process is complete. What is the direct material cost per equivalent unit? (Please round the final answer to the nearest cent.)What is the direct material cost assigned to good units completed? (Please round interim calculations to the nearest cent, and final calculations to the nearest whole dollar.)What is the amount allocated to the work-in-process ending inventory? (Round any cost per unit calculations to the nearest cent.)

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18.  Colil Computer Systems, Inc., manufactures printer circuit cards. All direct materials are added at the inception of the production process. During January, the accounting department noted that there was no beginning inventory. Direct materials of $310,000 were used during the month. Work-in-process records revealed that 12,000 card units were started in January, 6000 card units were complete, and 4600 card units were spoiled as expected. Ending work-in-process card units are complete in respect to direct materials costs. Spoilage is not detected until the process is complete.

 

What is the direct material cost per equivalent unit? (Please round the final answer to the nearest cent.)

What is the direct material cost assigned to good units completed? (Please round interim calculations to the nearest cent, and final calculations to the nearest whole dollar.)

What is the amount allocated to the work-in-process ending inventory? (Round any cost per unit calculations to the nearest cent.)

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  1. Compute the direct material cost per equivalent unit:
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Cost of materila used in month Cost per unit Units started $310,000 12,000 = $25.83

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Amounts in (S) Particulars Good units completed (6,000 x $25.83) Normal spoilage (4,600 × $25.83) $154,980 $118,818 Costs transferred out $273,798

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