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EXAMPLE 1 Acme Brick Company uses the following rule to determine whether materials usage variances should be investigated: A materials usage variance will be investigated when the variance is greater than either $5,000 or 10 percent of the standard cost. During June, the company purchased 10,000 pounds of concrete for $5 per pound. It was able to make 20,000 bricks. Its standard quantity of materials allowed is 0.45 pound of concrete per brick at a standard price of $6 per pound. Required: A. Determine Acme’s material usage variance and whether it is favorable or unfavorable. Actual Input Quantity – SIQA)*SP 10,000- (.45 *20,000)= 1,000 *6= 6,000 B. Should the variance be investigated? Chapter 9 Handout
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yes EXAMPLE 2 Leeds Company uses the following rule to determine whether labor efficiency variances should be investigated: A labor efficiency variance will be investigated when the variance is greater than either $100 or 10 percent of the standard cost. During September, the company used 500 direct labor hours at a
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course AIM 2302 taught by Professor Bortz during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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