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Managerial Economics: Cost Function

1. An economist estimated that the cost function of a single product is C(Q)= 50 +25Q+30Q SQUARED+5Q CUBED Based on this information determine: a. The fixed cost of producing 10 units of output. b. The variable cost of producing 10 units of output. c. The total cost of producing 10 units of output. d. The average fixed cos

Some cost management systems

Farragut, Inc., uses activity-based costing to account for its chrome bumper manufacturing process. Company managers have identified four manufacturing activities: materials handling, machine setup, insertion of parts, and finishing. The budgeted activity costs for 2010 and their allocation bases are as follows: Activity Tot

Vera Corporation: Standard Cost Variances

Last year, Vera Corporation budgeted for production and sales of 20,000 cloth handbags. Vera produced and sold 19,250 handbags. Each handbag has a standard requiring 4 feet of material at a budgeted cost of $2.50 per foot and 45 minutes of sewing time at a cost of $0.28 per minute. The handbags sell for $45.00. Actual costs for

Cost Capital

Please find the questions below the hints Hints for completing the harder questions: Problem 31 is a challenging problem that will call on all of your analytical skills. Remember that this perpetual bond is treated as debt for tax purposes. That means that the cost, kp, will be net of the tax considerations (1 - t), jus

Cost System Choices, Budgeting, and Variance Analyses for Sacred Heart Hospital

Cost System Choices, Budgeting, and Variance Analyses for Sacred Heart Hospital Two Cost Systems Sacred Heart Hospital (SHH) faces skyrocketing nursing costs, all of which relate to its two biggest nursing service lines - the Emergency Room (ER) and the Operating Room (OR). SHH's current cost system assigns total nursing c

Cost Reconciliation Schedule: Maple Inc.

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: Production data: Pounds in process, August 1; materials 100% complete; conversion 70% complete 3,000 Pounds started into production during Augus

Inspection Cost

A company is considering additional final inspection costs of $1 per unit before delivery to customers. It currently delivers 60,000 units per year. The additional inspection should reduce the defective rate from 3 percent to 1 percent. If a defective unit is found, it is scrapped at no additional cost. The manufacturing cos

Unavoidable Fixed Cost

An insurance company has the following profitability analysis of its services. There are no services or divisions other than what is stated below: ...................................Life Insurance............Auto Insurance............Home Insurance Revenues.....................$5,000,000................$10,000,000.............

Process Cost Systems

Please help me with the True/False study guide for test review. 1. The cost of production report reports the cost of the goods sold. a. True b. False 2. In a process costing system, a separate work in process inventory account is maintained for each customer's job. a. True b. False 3. Process cost systems use

Managerial Accounting: Completing a Master Budget

The following data relate to the operations of Picanuy Corporation, a wholesale distributor of consumer goods: Current assets as of December 31: Cash $ 6,000 Accounts receivable $36,000 Inventory $9,800 Buildings and equipment, net $110,885 Accounts payable $32,550 Capital stock $100,000 Retained earnings $30,1

Accounting (Management Control Systems)

Jack's Outdoor World is a company that manufactures and sells garden furniture. They have been operating for the past ten years and have a comfortable share of the market. The company has four divisions, namely the garden shed division, the outdoor table division, the outdoor chair division and the garden swing division. Jack

Estimating Cost Based on Behavior Patterns

The following information provides the amount of cost incurred in May for the cost items indicated. During May 16,000 units of the firm's single product were manufactured. Raw materials $83,200 Factory depreciation expense 81,000 Direct labor 198,400 Production supervisor'

Managerial Finance for Warf Computers'

Need some assistance with these calculations and three questions. I would like to know if this account is positive and if it is going in a positive or negative direction. 1. How would you describe Warf Computers' cash flows? 2. Which cash flow statement more accurately describes the cash flows at the company? 3. In lig

Managerial Accounting-Budgeting

Differential Analysis-knowing which costs are relevant etc. Lewis company: production and sales information for Lewis Company. Product information Prod B Beginning inventory 0 Units produced 10,000 Units sold 9,000 Selling price per unit $300 Variable costs per unit Direct ma

BEC Questions: Bartlett Company, Kern Co., and Ordering Cost

1. Bartlett Company is considering a new product, Pear. Bartlett's fixed costs are $200,000. Pear's contribution margin is $200 per unit. Bartlett has a marginal tax rate of 25%. How many units of Pear would Bartlett have to sell to have after-tax net income of $1,000,000? a. 2,250 units b. 4,750 units c. 5,000 units d. 7,

Opportunity Cost of Attracting Industry

The Itagi Computer Company From Japan is looking to build a factory for making CD-ROM's in the United States. The company is concerned about the safety and well-being of its employees and wants to locate in a community with good schools. The company also wants the factory to be profitable and is looking for subsidies from poten

Organisational Behavior: Managerial Styles

Hi, Please give me an outline/ guide to attempt this question. What are the appropriate motivation theories, what are the differences/ similarity of David & John managerial styles. Whose style is more appropriate? Who would you rather work for and why?, Please see attachment for case study.

Unit Production Cost

Oasimi Company, which has only one product, has provided the following data concerning its most recent month of operations: Selling price............................................................................ $121 Units in beginning inventory.......................................................0 Units produced.......

Managerial Compensation: Ownership and Control

Critically discuss how managerial compensation can help align the interests of shareholders and manager, and hence be effective in mitigating the costly consequences of the separation of ownership and control.

Standard Cost vs. Actual Cost

The difference between standard and actual cost per unit of input is measured by: a) the raw material price variance b) the direct labor rate variance c) the variable overhead spending variance d) all of the above.

Controllable vs. Noncontrollable Cost

The key difference between a controllable cost and a noncontrollable cost is: a) the larger amount of the cost b) the frequency of cost incurrence c) the short term ability to influence the cost by the manager d) whether the cost is fixed or variable.

Managerial Economics: Relevant Costs

Two partners own a small landscaping business in North Carolina called Summer Lawn Care. They have been specializing in summer grass seeding, installation, and maintenance. Recently, the partners acquired special technology and know-how for winter grass installations and maintenance. They also added a tree cutting service as rec

Standard Cost for a Product

Once standard costs for products or services have been developed: a) they must be updated monthly to be useful b) they can be used for more than planning and control purpose c) they need not be revised unless the product or service is modified d) performance reports must be issued if the standards are to be useful

Principles of Managerial Accounting Paper

Need help with the concepts of a paper discussing the principles and concepts of managerial accounting. Below are the concepts that must be included. These concepts must be discussed within the paper: an overview of managerial accounting and the business environment, cost term concepts and classifications; cost behavior anal

Managerial economics: Triple-Bottom-Line Outcomes vs Profit Maximization

I need help with the following question. Why do some business firms pursue a triple-bottom-line outcome while others focus only on profit maximization? Please, use a real company example to illustrate your points. In 300 words or more, please, provide your response to the above discussion question. Comment on how customers ca

Shortening a cash cycle

A company can shorten its cash cycle by: 1-reducing inventory turnover 2-reducing account payables 3-reducing days receivable 4-none of the above

Standard Cost System at Photos Inc.

Photos Inc. has a standard cost system in which it applies overhead to products based on the standard direct labor hours allowed for the actual output of the period. Data concerning the ost recent year appear below: Total budgeted fixed overhead cost for the year $250,000 Actual fixed overhead cost for the year

Standard Cost System: Posters Now Case

Posters Now uses a standard cost system. Job 67 is for the manufacturing of 800 unites of the product P100. The company's standards for one unit of product P100 are as follows: Standard quantity: 11 ounces Standard price: $3 per ounce Standard direct labour: 1.5 hours Standard labor rate: $12 per hour The job required 8