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Applied overhead is

  1. a. an important part of normal costing.
  2. b. never used in normal costing.
  3. c. an important part of actual costing.
  4. d. the predetermined overhead rate multiplied by estimated activity level.
  5. e. the predetermined overhead rate multiplied by estimated activity level for the month.

To determine

Identify the correct statement with respect to applied overhead.

Explanation

Applied Overhead:

The calculation of the amount invested in a particular overhead is known as applied overhead. It is calculated by the multiplication of predetermined overhead rate and actual activity level of the related activity.

a.

Normal costing is a costing system, which determines the value of a unit by the total of actual direct materials, actual direct labor, and estimated overhead. Overhead estimation and application is an integral part of normal costing. Therefore, option a is the correct answer.

b.

The procedure of applying overhead is the second step in normal costing...

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