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    Material Price and Quantity Variances

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    Bangkok Custom Shirt Company uses a special fabric in the production of dress shirts. During August, Bangkok Custom Shirt purchased and used 7,900 square yards in the production of 3,800 shirts at a total cost of B5,490,500. (B stands for the Thai baht. There are roughly 35 bahts to the U.S. dollar). The standard allows two yards at B700per yard for each shirt. Calculate the material price variance and material quantity variance.

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    Material Price Variance(MPV)

    MPV = (Standard cost - actual cost) * Actual quantity

    Total cost in ...

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    The solution computes material price and quantity variances for Bangkok Custom Shirt.