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Doc Gibbs has prepared the following list of statements about process cost accounting.

Doc Gibbs has prepared the following list of statements about process cost accounting.
Identify each statement as true or false.

1. Process cost systems are used to apply costs to similar products that are mass-produced in a continuous fashion.

2. A process cost system is used when each finished unit is indistinguishable from another.

3. Companies that produce soft drinks, motion pictures, and computer chips would all use process cost accounting.

4. In a process cost system, costs are tracked by individual jobs.

5. Job order costing and process costing track different manufacturing cost elements.

6. Both job order costing and process costing account for direct materials, direct labor, and manufacturing overhead.

7. Costs flow through the accounts in the same basic way for both job order costing and process costing.

8. In a process cost system, only one work in process account is used.

9. In a process cost system, costs are summarized in a job cost sheet.

10. In a process cost system, the unit cost is total manufacturing costs for the period divided by the units produced during the period.

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1. Process cost systems are used to apply costs to similar products that are mass-produced in a continuous fashion.

Yes, process costing is used when each is identical.

2. A process cost system is used when each finished unit is indistinguishable from another.

Yes! See above.

3. Companies that produce soft drinks, motion pictures, and computer chips would all use process cost ...

Solution Summary

One statement or sentence explains why the statement is true or false.

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