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Financial & Managerial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119207
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Financial & Managerial Accounting

14th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337119207

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Chapter
Section
Chapter 18, Problem 1DQ
Textbook Problem

Why would management be concerned about the accuracy of product costs?

Expert Solution
To determine

Product costs

Product costs means to deciding the cost of the product. It consists of direct materials, direct labor, and factory overhead. Direct materials and direct labor are appears in direct costs that can be traced to the product, and factory overhead include indirect costs like indirect materials and indirect labor that should be allocated to the product.

 To Determine: The management would be concerned about the accuracy of product costs.

Explanation of Solution

Management needs exact products costs, for that reason its decisions about products are correct. Managers are concerned about the precision of product costs, which are used for decisions such as determining the product mix, ascertaining the product price, and deciding whether to discontinue a product line or not.

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Chapter 18 Solutions

Financial & Managerial Accounting
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