Maple, Inc. manufactures syrup that goes through three processing stages prior to completion. Information on work in the first department, Blending, is given below for August:
Pounds in process, August 1; materials 100% complete; conversion 70% complete 3,000
Pounds started into production during August 85,000
Pounds completed and transferred out ?
Pounds in process, August 31; materials 80% complete; conversion 30% complete 6,000
Work in process inventory, August 1:
Materials cost $900
Conversion cost $5,900
Cost added during May:
Materials cost $151,000
Conversion cost $161,700
The company uses the weighted-average method.
Submit an Excel document which each tab labeled by item number in good form that demonstrates the following:
Compute the equivalent units of production.
Compute the costs per equivalent unit for the month.
Determine the cost of ending work in process inventory and of the units transferred out to the next department.
Prepare a cost reconciliation schedule for the month.
Your tutorial is in Excel, attached. The process is shown with labels and computations to assist. Click in cells to see computation. This is now a template you can use for other similar problems.