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    31. Corresponds to CLO 8(b) Arco Inc.'s fixed overhead budget is $400,000; the standard fixed overhead rate is $5 per direct labor hour or $10 per unit of product. During the immediate past year Arco produced 45,000 units of product, incurred $385,000 of fixed overhead, and used 82,500 direct labor hours. How much is Arco's fixed overhead volume variance?

    a $15,000 unfavorable
    b $15,000 favorable
    c $50,000 unfavorable
    d $50,000 favorable.

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    The solution determines the fixed overhead volume variance.