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    Production and Production Budgets - Robert Co is forecasting sales: units to produce; raw materials to be used

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    Robert Co. is forecasting sales of 80,600 units of product for March to make one unit of finish product 5 pounds of raw materials are required. Actual beginning and desired ending inventories of raw materials and finished goods are.

    March 1 March 31
    Actual Desired

    Raw material (pounds) 97,100 88,600
    Finished goods (units) 7,700 10,800.

    a) Calculate the number of units of product to be produced during March.

    b) Calculate the number of pounds of raw materials to be purchases during March.

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    Solution Summary

    The solution computes units to produce and raw materials to be used for Robert Co. It is attached in Excel format.