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# Monthly cost analysis - Brown Company

The following activity took place in Brown Company during May:

Number of units produced.... 450 units
Material purchased.... 1,500 feet
Material used in production... 720 feet
Cost per foot of material purchased... \$3

The standard cost card indicates that 1.5 feet of materials are allowed for each unit of product. The standard cost of the materials is \$4 per foot.

a. Complete the following analysis of direct materials cost for the month:

Annual Quantity of Actual Quantity of Standard Quantity allowed
Inputs at Actual Price Inputs, at Standard Price for Output, at Standard Price
(AQ * AP) (AQ * SP) (SQ * SP)
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b. Redo the above analysis of direct materials cost for the month, using the following formulas:

Materials price variance = AQ AP - SP)

Materials quantity variance = SP (AQ - SQ)

#### Solution Preview

The following activity took place in Brown Company during May:

Number of units produced.... 450 units
Material purchased.... 1,500 feet
Material used in production... 720 feet
Cost per foot of material purchased... \$3

The standard cost card indicates that 1.5 feet of ...

#### Solution Summary

This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to complete the analysis of direct materials cost for Brown Company.

\$2.19