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Weston Corporation manufactures a product that is available in both a deluxe and a regular model. The company has made the regular model for years; the deluxe model was introduced several years ago to tap a new segment of the market. Since introduction of the deluxe model, the company''s profits have steadily declined, and management has become concerned about the accuracy of its costing system. Sales of the deluxe model have been increasing rapidly.
Overhead is applied to products on the basis of direct labor-hours. At the beginning of the current year, management estimated that $3,080,000 in overhead costs would be incurred and the company would produce and sell 10,000 units of the deluxe model and 50,000 units of the regular model. The deluxe model requires 2.0 hours of direct labor time per unit, and the regular model requires 1.0 hour. Direct materials and labor costs per unit are given below:
Deluxe Regular
Direct materials cost per unit $ 50.00 $ 30.00
Direct labor cost per unit $ 30.00 $ 15.00

Required:
1-a. Compute the predetermined overhead rate using direct labor-hours as the basis for allocating overhead costs to products.
Predetermined overhead rate $ per DLH
1-b. Compute the unit product cost for one unit of each model.
Unit product
cost
Deluxe $
Regular $
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