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Accounting Terminology Statement

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Listed below are eight technical accounting terms introduced or emphasized in this chapter:
EXERCISE 16.1
Accounting Terminology
Work in Process Inventory Cost of finished goods manufactured
Conversion costs Cost of Goods Sold
Period costs Management accounting
Product costs Manufacturing overhead
Each of the following statements may (or may not) describe one of these technical terms. For each
statement, indicate the accounting term described, or answer "None" if the statement does not correctly
describe any of the terms.

a. The preparation and use of accounting information designed to assist managers in planning and
controlling the operations of a business.

b. All manufacturing costs other than direct materials used and direct labor.

c. Direct materials and direct labor used in manufacturing a product.

d. A manufacturing cost that can be traced conveniently and directly to manufactured units of
product.

e. The account debited at the time that the Manufacturing Overhead account is credited.

f. The amount transferred from the Work in Process Inventory account to the Finished Goods
Inventory account.

g. Costs that are debited directly to expense accounts when the costs are incurred.

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Accounting Terminology

• Work in Process Inventory
• Cost of finished goods manufactured
• Conversion costs
• Cost of Goods Sold
• Period costs
• Management accounting
• Product costs
• Manufacturing overhead

Each of the following statements may (or may not) describe one of these technical terms. For each statement, ...

Solution Summary

Match each statement with its Accounting Terminology

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