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# Dilithium Batteries is a division of Enterprise Corporation. The division manufactures and sells a long-life battery...

Dilithium Batteries is a division of Enterprise Corporation. The division manufactures and sells a long-life battery used in a wide variety of applications. During the coming year, it expects to sell 60,000 units for \$34 per unit. Nyota Uthura is the division manager. She is considering producing either 60,000 or 90,000 units during the period. Other information is presented in the schedule.

 Division Information for 2017 Beginning inventory 0 Expected sales in units 60,000 Selling price per unit \$34 Variable manufacturing costs per unit \$13 Fixed manufacturing overhead costs (total) \$540,000 Fixed manufacturing overhead costs per unit: Based on 60,000 units \$9 per unit (\$540,000 ÷ 60,000) Based on 90,000 units \$6 per unit (\$540,000 ÷ 90,000) Manufacturing cost per unit: Based on 60,000 units \$22 per unit (\$13 variable + \$9 fixed) Based on 90,000 units \$19 per unit (\$13 variable + \$6 fixed) Variable selling and administrative expenses \$3 Fixed selling and administrative expenses (total) Prepare a variable costing income statement, with one column showing the results if 60,000 units are produced and one column showing the results if 90,000 units are produced. \$50,000

• All working forms part of the answer
• Amounts are in \$
• Under Variable costing income statement, all fixed expenses are taken in totality and not as p’per unit’ basis.
• Contribution margin is also calculated
• Requirement of question below:-
 Case 1 Case 2 A Units 60000 90000 B SP per unit \$34 \$34 (-) variable costs per unit manufacturing cost 13 13 selling & administrative expense 3 3 C Total variable cost per unit \$16 \$16 D=B-C Contribution margin per unit \$18 \$18 E=D x A Total Contribution Margin \$1080000 \$1620000 (-) Fixed costs manufacturing overhead 540000 540000 selling & administrative expense 50000 50000 F Total fixed cost \$590000 \$590000 G=E-F Net Income / (loss) \$490000 \$1030000

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