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Equivalent units and related costs; cost of production report; entries Diner Chemical Company manufactures specialty specials by a series of three processes, all materials being introduced in the Distilling Department. From the Distilling Department, the materials pass through the Reaction and Filling departments, emerging as finished chemicals. The balance in the account Work in Process—Filling was as follows on January 1: The following costs were charged to Work in Process—Filling during January: During January, 53,000 units of specially chemicals were completed. Work in Process—Filling Department on January 31 was 2,700 units, 30% completed. Instructions 1. Prepare a cost of production report for the Filling Department for January. 2. Journalize the entries for costs transferred from Reaction to Filling and the costs transferred from Filling to Finished Goods. 3. Determine tile increase or decrease in the cost per equivalent unit from December to January for direct materials and conversion costs. 4. Discuss the uses of the cost of production report and the results of part (3).

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ISBN: 9781337272094

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Equivalent units and related costs; cost of production report; entries

Diner Chemical Company manufactures specialty specials by a series of three processes, all materials being introduced in the Distilling Department. From the Distilling Department, the materials pass through the Reaction and Filling departments, emerging as finished chemicals.

The balance in the account Work in Process—Filling was as follows on January 1:

Chapter 20, Problem 20.3BPR, Equivalent units and related costs; cost of production report; entries Diner Chemical Company , example  1

The following costs were charged to Work in Process—Filling during January:

Chapter 20, Problem 20.3BPR, Equivalent units and related costs; cost of production report; entries Diner Chemical Company , example  2

During January, 53,000 units of specially chemicals were completed. Work in Process—Filling Department on January 31 was 2,700 units, 30% completed.

Instructions

1. Prepare a cost of production report for the Filling Department for January.

2. Journalize the entries for costs transferred from Reaction to Filling and the costs transferred from Filling to Finished Goods.

3. Determine tile increase or decrease in the cost per equivalent unit from December to January for direct materials and conversion costs.

4. Discuss the uses of the cost of production report and the results of part (3).

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