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2. Broomfield Company budgeted $6,000,000 of manufacturing overhead for the current year, and 50,000 hours of direct labor (cost of $60/hour). Production of Product X (100,000 units) consumed $200,000 of direct materials, and 8,000 direct labor hours.
a) If overhead is allocated on the basis of direct labor hours, compute the unit cost of Product X.
b) Assume instead that Broomfield uses an ABC system, with three cost drivers: machine hours, materials handling, and setups. Of the total overhead cost, 60% is in the machine hour pool (40,000 budgeted hours), 25% is in the materials pool (allocated based on $1,500,000 of total materials budgeted to be used), and 15% in the setup pool (100 budgeted setups). In addition to the materials and labor listed above, Product X used 6,000 machine hours and 12 setups. Compute the unit cost of Product X under the ABC system. Comment briefly.

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2. Broomfield Company budgeted $6,000,000 of manufacturing overhead for the current year, and 50,000 hours of direct labor (cost of $60/hour). Production of Product X (100,000 units) consumed $200,000 of direct materials, and 8,000 direct labor hours.
a) If overhead is allocated on the basis of direct labor hours, compute the unit cost of Product X.

Predetermined Overhead rate= Total manufacturing overhead/direct labor hours
=6000000/50000
$120.00

UNIT COST
Overheads= Predetermined Overhead rate * Allocation Base
=120*8000
960000

Direct material 200000
Direct labor ...

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