### Determine the cost of the units transferred to department

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Question:

Acme Company uses the weighted-average method in to compute product costs, and reports the subsequent costs for last month for the first department of a three stage production process:

Starting work in process:

Units 400

Material cost \$3,100

Conversion costs \$3,900

Percentage of completion as to materials 55%

Percentage of completion as to conversion costs 25%

Units started 7,200

Units transferred to the next department 6,600

Ending work in process:

Units 1,000

Percentage complete as to materials 85%

Percentage complete as to conversion costs 70%

a) Determine the cost of the ending work in process of the department?

b) Determine the cost of the units transferred to the next department?

c) Check the type of product costing system used by Acme, and an alternative method, and state describe and distinguish the two methods.

d) What does Acme's choice of costing system tell you about the product Acme makes and sells?

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