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Question: Bulkboy Fitness Equipment, Inc. was recently created to produce and sell its "Biception" arm machine. Bulkboy decided to use a standard cost system to record costs related to the production of this product. The material standard for each machine produced is 1.07 pounds of a special aluminum tubing at a standard cost of $10 per pound.
During the first month of operations, Bulkboy purchased 32,000 pounds of this aluminum tubing at $9 per pound. Bulkboy used 19,000 pounds to produce 19,200 Biception machines.
How much material cost should Bulkboy have assigned to work in process during the first month of operations?