Meg Dolls June 2004
KVeevers
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hello
does someone got the answers to meg doll?
task 1.5 fixed overhead absoption for the manufacturin departmend
or can someone explain who i calculate the answer
does someone got the answers to meg doll?
task 1.5 fixed overhead absoption for the manufacturin departmend
or can someone explain who i calculate the answer
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KVeevers
Rather than simply give you the answer, hopefully I can guide you there for yourself.
Task 1.5 asksUse the data from task 1.4 to calculate the budgeted fixed overhead absorption rate for the manufacturing department for November What was the total budgeted fixed overhead for the manufacturing department?
Next look at the 3 bullet points of data. One is for budgeted direct labour hours, one actual direct labour hours, the third the material cost.
 Which of these is useful to try to find the BUDGETED fixed overhead absorption rate?
 Then divide your value from task 1.4 by your chosen amount to produce, the BUDGETED fixed overhead absorption rate on the basis of budgeted direct labour hours
I hope this sets you in the right direction. All the information is there, some of your own, some in the additional data for the task.Sandy
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hello
thank you so how i calculated it was
Manufact. Overheads / budget Hours =
12000 £ / 20000 h = 0.60 £
so to get the answer 1.6 Manufactor Dep. Overheards
i divided 0.60 £ by the hours worked 12000 h gives me 7200 £
so my Doll cost is 3.455555 = 3.41 £
is that right ??? im so confused
many thanks in advance0 
I'm sorry
I'm not going to be in college until next Tuesday, so unless you can either point me in the direction of the question or type it up I won't be able to help at the moment.Sandy
sandy@sandyhood.com
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Meg Doll
Direct costs.........................................................£
Pink plastic (from task 1.1) ..................................39,200
Direct labour (from task 1.3).................................76,200
Indirect costs
Manufacturing department overheads (task 1.5)..........7200
Total cost of production......................................122,600
Divided by production 36,000 dolls
Unit cost of production £3.4055 rounded to nearest whole pence £3.41Sandy
sandy@sandyhood.com
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You were correct
What had confused you?
Would you be worried if you saw a similar task in your exam?Sandy
sandy@sandyhood.com
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i think just was worried many thanks0
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