Q 149

Pure Corporation makes a product with the following standard costs:
The company reported the following results concerning this product in September.
The company applies variable overhead on the basis of direct labor-hours. The direct materials purchases variance is computed when the materials are purchased.
Required:
a. Compute the materials quantity variance.
b. Compute the materials price variance.
c. Compute the labor efficiency variance.
d. Compute the direct labor rate variance.
e. Compute the variable overhead efficiency variance.
f. Compute the variable overhead rate variance.

Q 151

Meera Corporation makes a product with the following standard costs:
In December the company produced 4,200 units using 34,870 ounces of the direct material and 1,900 direct labor-hours. During the month, the company purchased 39,700 ounces of the direct material at a total cost of $111,160. The actual direct labor cost for the month was $35,530 and the actual variable overhead cost was $3,990. The company applies variable overhead on the basis of direct labor-hours. The direct materials purchases variance is computed when the materials are purchased.
Required:
a. Compute the materials quantity variance.
b. Compute the materials price variance.
c. Compute the labor efficiency variance.
d. Compute the direct labor rate variance.
e. Compute the variable overhead efficiency variance.
f. Compute the variable overhead rate variance.

Q 152

Al-Shabad Company produces a single product. The company has set the following standards for materials and labor:
During the past month, the company purchased 7,000 pounds of direct materials at a cost of $17,500. All of this material was used in the production of 1,300 units of product. Direct labor cost totaled $36,750 for the month. The following variances have been computed:
Required:
1. For direct materials:
a. Compute the standard price per pound of materials.
b. Compute the standard quantity allowed for materials for the month's production.
c. Compute the standard quantity of materials allowed per unit of product.
2. For direct labor:
a. Compute the actual direct labor cost per hour for the month.
b. Compute the labor rate variance.