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# Exercise 8-6. Analyzing a Special Order [LO 2] PowerDrive, Inc. produces a hard disk drive that sells for \$175 per unit. The cost of producing 25,000...

Exercise 8-6. Analyzing a Special Order [LO 2]
PowerDrive, Inc. produces a hard disk drive that sells for \$175 per unit. The cost of producing 25,000 drives in the prior year was:
Direct material \$ 625,000
Direct labor 375,000
Total Coat \$2,625,000

At the start of the current year, the company received an order for 3,000 drives from a computer company in China. Management PowerDrive has mixed feelings about the order. On one hand, they welcome the order because they currently have excess capacity. Also, this is the company’s first international order. On the other hand, the company in China is willing to pay only \$125 per unit.

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What will be the effect on profit of accepting the order?

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Solution:
Cost of producing 25,000 drives
Units
25,000 Per unit
DM
625,000
25
DL
375,000
15
VOH
125,000
5
FOH
1,500,000
TC
2,625,000
If the order is accepted for 3,000 drives the effect on profit...

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