* During the month of July, McElroy Company's direct labor cost totaled $36,000, and direct labor cost was 60% of prime cost. If total manufacturing costs during July were $85,000, the manufacturing overhead was:
* Suppose that the price of Product A falls from $20 to $15. In
response, the quantity demanded of A increases from 100 to 120 units.
The quantity demanded for Product B increases from 200 to 300. Calculate
the arc cross elasticity between Product B and Product A. Is B a
substitute or complement for A? Explain. Does Product A follow the "law
of demand?" Explain
* Suppose that the marginal product of labor is: MP = 100 - L, where L
is the number of workers hired. You can sell the product in the
marketplace for $50 per unit and the wage rate for labor is $100. How
many workers should you hire?
Prime Cost = 36,000/60% = 60,000
Therfore overhead = 85,000 - 60,000 = 25,000
change in price of A = -25%
Increase in demand of A = +20%
Increase in demand ...
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