# Total Materials Variance and Materials Price Variance

Question 6

Buerhle Company purchased (at a cost of $11,500) and used 2,350 pounds of materials during May. Buerhle's standard cost of materials per unit produced is based on 2 pounds per unit at a cost $5 per pound. Production in May was 1,100 units.

Compute the total, price, and quantity variances for materials.

Total materials variance $

Materials price variance $

Materials quantity variance $

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Computation of Direct Material variances

Preliminary working:

Standard Quantity or Usage for actual output achieved =

Actual output X Standard input allowed per unit of output

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#### Solution Summary

Total materials variance, materials price variance and materials quantity variance is determined.