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# The following are budgeted data: Sales in Units: Month 1 = 15,000; Month 2 = 20,000;...

The following are budgeted data:

Sales in Units: Month 1 = 15,000; Month 2 = 20,000; Month 3 = 18,000
Production in Units: Month 1 = 16,000; Month 2 = 22,000; Month 3 = 15,000

One pound of material is required for each finished unit. The inventory of materials at the end of each month should equal 20% of the following month's production needs. At the beginning of Month 1, 3,200 lbs. of materials were on hand. Purchases of raw materials for Month 2 would be budgeted to be:

Question 11 options:

 17,600 pounds 23,400 pounds 20,600 pounds 25,000 pounds

Following will be the quantity of material required for month 2 :-

 Particulars quantity Total units required for production for month 2 22000 (1x22000) + Total units required as closing inventory 3000 (15000x20%) (-) total units already available as opening inventory as on month 2 (4400) [22000x20%) Total material required to be purchased for month 2 20600 pounds

Thus, correct option is (c) . 20600 Pounds of raw material is required to be purchased for month 2.