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# 1.Huron Company produces a commercial cleaning compound known as Zoom. The direct materials and direct labor...

1.Huron Company produces a commercial cleaning compound known as Zoom. The direct materials and direct labor standards for one unit of Zoom are given below:

 Standard Quantity or Hours Standard Price or Rate Standard Cost Direct materials 7.40 pounds \$ 2.60 per pound \$ 19.24 Direct labor 0.45 hours \$ 8.00 per hour \$ 3.60

During the most recent month, the following activity was recorded:

1. 12,100.00 pounds of material were purchased at a cost of \$2.50 per pound.

2. All of the material purchased was used to produce 1,500 units of Zoom.

3. 575 hours of direct labor time were recorded at a total labor cost of \$5,750.

Required:

1. Compute the materials price and quantity variances for the month.

2. Compute the labor rate and efficiency variances for the month.

(For all requirements, Indicate the effect of each variance by selecting "F" for favourable, "U" for unfavourable, and "None" for no effect (i.e., zero variance). Input all amounts as positive values. Round your intermediate calculations to the nearest whole dollar.)

1. Material Price Variance = Actual Quantity (Actual Price- Standard Price )

=\$12,100 × (2.50 -2.60) =\$1,210

=\$12,100 × .10 = \$1,210 F

Material Quantity Variance = Standard Price × ( Actual Quantity - Standard Quantity )

=\$2.60 × (12,100 - 11,100)

=\$2.60 × 1,000 = \$2,600 U

Standard Quantity =1,500 ×7.40 =11,100

2. Labor Rate Variance =Actual Hours × (Actual Rate - Standard Rate )

=575 × (\$10 -\$8)

=575 × 2 = \$1,150 U

Actual Rate = \$5,750 /575 =\$10

Labor Efficiency Variances = Standard Rate × (Actual Hours - Standard Hours)

=\$8 × (575 -675) =\$800 F

Standard Hours = 1,500 × 0.45 = \$675

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