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    Decision making in Cost acounting: Joint products

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    Benjamin Company produces products C, J, and R from a joint production process. Each product may be sold at the split-off point or processed further. Joint production costs of $95,000 per year are allocated to the products based on the relative number of units produced. Data for Benjamin's operations for last year follow (THIS IS PRESENTED IN THE ATTACHED WORD DOCUMENT):

    Which products should be processed beyond the split-off point?

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    The solution deals with making decisions on maximizing profits from products.

    The objective is to determine whether it is more profitable to sell a product without further processing.