Equivalent Units of Materials CostThe Filling Department of Eve Cosmetics Company had 4,900 ounces in beginning work in process inventory (30% complete). During the period, 30,700 ounces were completed. The ending work in process inventory was 1,500 ounces (30% complete).What are the total equivalent units for direct materials if materials are added at the beginning of the process? units

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Equivalent Units of Materials Cost

The Filling Department of Eve Cosmetics Company had 4,900 ounces in beginning work in process inventory (30% complete). During the period, 30,700 ounces were completed. The ending work in process inventory was 1,500 ounces (30% complete).

What are the total equivalent units for direct materials if materials are added at the beginning of the process?
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In a production process, direct materials are added at the beginning of production and they are complete 100% in all stages of production including closing inventory.

Step 2

The formula for ending materials is

Ending Materials= Opening Materials+Additions during the period-Units completed

So, Additions of m...

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