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Excercise 2-5
Granger products had the following transactions for the just completed month. The company had no beginning inventories.

a)$75,000 in raw materials were purchased for cash.
b) $73,000 in raw materials were requisionted for use in production. Of this amount, $67,000 was for direct materials and the remainder was for indirect materials.
c) Total labor wages of 152,000 were incurred and paid. Of this amount, 134,000 was for direct labor and the remainder for indirect labor.
d) additional manufacturing overhead costs of 126,000 were incurred and paid.
e) manufacturing overhead costs of 178,000 were applied to jobs using the company''s predetermined overhead rate.
f) all of the jobs in progress at the end of the month were completed and shipped to customers.
g) Any underapplied or overapplied overhead for the period was closed out to Cost of Goods Sold.

Required:
1) Post above transactions to T-Accounts
2) Determine the cost of goods sold for the period.

Excercise 2-7
Cretin Enterprises uses a predetermined overhead rate of $21.40 per direct labor-hour. this predetermined rate was based on a cost forumla that estimated $171,200 of total manufacturing overhead for an estimated activity level of 8,000 direct labor hours.

The company incurred actual total manufacturing overhead costs of 172,500 and 8,250 total direct labor hours during the period.

1) Determine the amount of underapplied or overapplied manufacturing overhead for the period
2) Assuming that the entire amount of the underapplied or overapplied overhead is closed out to Cost of Goods Sold, what would be the effect of the underapplied or overapplied overhead on the company''s gross margin for the period?

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