The following table summarizes the beginning and ending inventories of Sears Co. For the month of October:
Sept. 30 Oct. 31
Raw Materials $ 29, 700 $31,000
Work-in-process 65,800 61,000
Finished process 52,700 46,200
Raw materials purchased during the month of October totaled $112,300. Direct labor costs incurred totaled $234,800 for the month. Actual and applied manufacturing overhead costs for October totaled $145,100 and $149,400, respectively.
1) Calculate the cost of goods manufactured for October.
2) Calculate the cost of goods sold for October (ignore under/overapplied overhead).
1 - The equation for COGM is
Beg RM inventory + purchases - ending RM inventory + DL + MOH + BWIP - EWIP
29700 + 112300 - 31000 + 234800 + 149400 ...
This solution calculates the cost of goods manufactured and the cost of goods sold for October (two separate equations, all details and calculations are provided).