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Maglie Company manufactures two video game consoles: handheld and home. The handheldconsoles are smaller and less expensive than the home consoles. The company only recentlybegan producing the home model. Since the introduction of the new product, profits have beensteadily declining. Management believes that the accounting system is not accurately allocatingcosts to products, particularly because sales of the new product have been increasing.Management has asked you to investigate the cost allocation problem. You find thatmanufacturing overhead is currently assigned to products based on their direct labor costs. Foryour investigation, you have data from last year. Manufacturing overhead was $1,440,000 basedon production of 28,000 handheld consoles and 10,000 home consoles. Direct labor and directmaterials costs were as follows:Management has determined that overhead costs are caused by three cost drivers. These driversand their costs for last year are as follows:Requireda.

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