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Financial Accounting: Expiration of Prepaid Rent

The person keeping the financial records forgot to record the expiration of prepaid rent during the current year. The result of this error is that: Net Income Owners' Equity Assets A) overstated understated understated B) overstated overstated overstated C) overstated understated no effect D) no effect n

4 Multiple Choice Accounting costing questions:

USE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR QUESTIONS #9 - #12 Michele, Inc. is in the process of evaluating its manufacturing overhead costs. Michele uses a four-variance analysis of its manufacturing overhead costs. The results for April are as follows: Budgeted direct labor hours per unit is used


CMA problem. Use this information to answer problems #22 and #23. Osawa, Inc. planned and actually manufactured 200,000 units of its single product in 2001, its first year in operation. Variable manufacturing costs were $20 per unit produced. Variable operating costs were $10 per unit sold. Planned an

Smithers, Inc: Activity based costs at a call center for outsource decision

Smithers, Inc. manufactures and sells a wide variety of consumer products. The products are viewed as sufficiently profitable, but recently, some product line managers have complained about the charges for the call center that handles phone calls from customers about the products. Product lines are currently charged for call c

Excel Problem dealing with management accounting

Problem 1 Send your completed problem via the dropbox in the student tools area. Due June 24. You will be graded on the accuracy of your answer and the usage of excel. Parts 2,3, 4, & 5 must use excel cell referencing and the chart wizard. The problem solution is worth a total of 10 pts. I will take o

Preparing T accounts, beginning, and ending balances

Preparing T accounts, beginning and ending balances. See the attachment for the problem description. 1. The following data pertain to Martin Company for September: Raw Materials Inventory, September 1 ...$80,000 Work in Process Inventory, September 1 ...$95,000 Finished goods inventory, September 1

Need some help with a business simulation system dynamics

Go to the web page below: action=view_category&category=Simulation&FD_rand=7533&FD_p=1 and find the Near Beer Game, which is near the bottom of the list of simulations. Try different strategies to bring your beer supply change into equilibrium as quickly as possible. Desc

Need help with linear business problem

A) Summarize the above information in a useful table. b) What are the decision variables? Pick a logical symbol for each one. c) What is the objective function? Is this a maximization or a minimization problem? d) What are ALL of the constraint equations? e) It turns out that marketing vastly underestimated the pr

Finding the value of free credit.

An auto dealership, KM Motors, is offering its customers free credit on a $10,000 car. The customer pays $4000 down and then the balance at the end of 2 years. A competing dealership, T Motors, does not offer free credit but will provide $500 off of the list price. If the interest rate is 10 percent, which company is offering

Cash Discounts: Cost of Not Taking the Discount

You place an order for 400 units of inventory at a unit price of $50. The supplier offers terms of 2/10, net 40. a. How long do you have to pay before the account is overdue? If you take the full period, how much should you remit? b. What is the discount being offered? How quickly must you pay to get the discount? If you

Determining the type of float for a deposited check.

You have $125,000.00 on deposit with no outstanding checks or uncleared deposits. If you deposit a check for $110,000.00 does this create a disbursement float or a collection float? What is your available balance? Book balance?

Acme Corporation: EPS and Percent Change in economy expansion and recession

Acme Corporation has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $12,000,000. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) are projected to be $1,100,000 if economic conditions are normal. If there is a strong expansion in the economy then EBIT will be 25 percent higher. If there is a recession, then EBIT will be 75 percent

Determining which business organization would best suit each situation.

Which form of business organization might best suit the following? a. A consulting firm with several senior consultants and support staff. b. A house painting company owned and operated by a college student who hires some friends for occasional help. c. A paper goods company with sales of $100 million and 2000 employees

Lancelot Fund: Expected Market Return and standard deviation

Lancelot Fund Management has found the Holy Grail; a mean-variant efficient portfolio of stocks with an expected return of 25% p.a., a beta of 1.5 and a standard deviation of expected returns of 20% p.a. If the risk free rate is 7% p.a., deduce the expected market return and standard deviation.