Calculate equivalent units of transferred-in costs


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Calculate equivalent units of transferred-in costs, direct materials, and conversion costs. Required

Ending Inventory x 2854 Process Costing x 850 Equivalent Units x 712 Beginning Inventory x 1844 Weighted Average x 1429

Transferred-in costs, weighted-average method. Asaya Clothing, Inc., is a manufacturer of winter clothes. It has a knitting department and a finishing department. This exercise focuses on the finishing department. Direct materials are added at the end of the process. Conversion costs are added evenly during the process. Asaya uses the weighted-average method of process costing. The following information for June 2012 is available.


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A

B

C

D

E

1


Physical Units (tons)

Transferred-In Costs

Direct Materials

Conversion Costs







Transferred-in costs, weighted-average method. Asaya Clothing, Inc., is a manufacturer of winter clothes. It has a knitting department and a finishing department. This exercise focuses on the finishing department. Direct materials are added at the end of the process. Conversion costs are added evenly during the process. Asaya uses the weighted-average method of process costing. The following information for June 2012 is available.


A

B

C

D

E

1


Physical Units (tons)

Transferred-In Costs

Direct Materials

Conversion Costs

2

Work in process, beginning inventory (June 1)

75

$ 75,000

$ 0

$30,000

3

Degree of completion, beginning work in process


100%

0%

60%

4

Transferred in during June

135




5

Completed and transferred out during June

150




6

Work in process, ending inventory (June 30)

60




7

Degree of completion, ending work in process


100%

0%

75%

8

Total costs added during June


$142,500

$37,500

$78,000

1. Calculate equivalent units of transferred-in costs, direct materials, and conversion costs. Required

2. Summarize total costs to account for, and calculate the cost per equivalent unit for transferred-in costs, direct materials, and conversion costs.

3. Assign total costs to units completed (and transferred out) and to units in ending work in process.

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