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Accounting

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WARREN + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337272094
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Accounting

27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337272094

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Chapter 20, Problem 20.4APE
Textbook Problem

Equivalent units of conversion costs

The Filling Department of Eve Cosmetics Company had 4,000 ounces in beginning work in process inventory (60% complete). During the period, 46,000 ounces were completed. The ending work in process inventory was 8.000 ounces (25% complete). What are the total equivalent units for conversion costs?

Expert Solution
To determine

Process costs

It is a method of cost accounting, which is used where the production is continuous, and the product needs various processes to complete. This method is used to ascertain the cost of the product at each process or stage of production.

Equivalents units for production

The activity of a processing department in terms of fully completed units is known as equivalent units. It includes the completed units of direct materials and conversion cost of beginning work in process, units completed and transferred out, and ending work in process.

To Calculate: total equivalent units for conversion cost of Company EC.

Explanation of Solution

Calculate total equivalent units for conversion cost of Company EC as shown below:

Particulars Whole units (A) Percent Conversion Added in period (B) Equivalents units of Materials (A×B)
Inventory in process, July 1 4,000 40%  1,600
Add: Started and completed during July (1) 42,000 100%  42,000
Transferred out of Rolling (Completed) 46,000  43,600
Add: Inventory in process, July 31 8,000 25%  2000
Total units to be assigned costs 54,000  45,600

Table (1)

Working note:

Units started and completed duri

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