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  EXERCISE 10–17 Capacity Analysis [LO7]

Comfort Company produces leather office chairs. The standard cost per chair is as follows:

 

Direct materials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

$35

Direct labour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

15

Variable overhead (2 machine-hours at $4.00)* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8

Fixed overhead (2 machine-hours at $8.00)*. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  16

Total standard cost per chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

$ 74

 

 

During 2015, Comfort Company produced and sold 12,000 office chairs. Management believes that the denominator level of activity represents 75% of theoretical capacity and 80% of practical capacity. Required:

1.               Calculate the total overhead costs at the following levels of activity: theoretical, practical, denominator, and actual (2015).

2.               Assuming Comfort Company can sell all of the chairs it can produce for $100 per unit, calculate the opportunity loss of producing 12,000 chairs in 2015 compared to the fol- lowing capacity utilization alternatives: theoretical, practical, and denominator.

 

 

 

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