# unit 6 help please

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can someone help me on this question please, just can't get my head around on how to work this out. thanks

expected factory overheads for the next year

supervisor's salary £12,750

number of production line employees for dep A: 8, dep B: 4 , dep C: 3

calculate the overhead absorption rate to two decimal places of each dep, based on direct labour costs, factory works a 37 hour week for 48 weeks in a year

what i did is 37x48= 1,776

dep A: 8X1776= 14,208 hours

dep B: 4x1776= 7104 hours

dep C: 3x1776= 5328 hours

i am not sure what to do next, please someone help me please

expected factory overheads for the next year

supervisor's salary £12,750

number of production line employees for dep A: 8, dep B: 4 , dep C: 3

calculate the overhead absorption rate to two decimal places of each dep, based on direct labour costs, factory works a 37 hour week for 48 weeks in a year

what i did is 37x48= 1,776

dep A: 8X1776= 14,208 hours

dep B: 4x1776= 7104 hours

dep C: 3x1776= 5328 hours

i am not sure what to do next, please someone help me please

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509Registeredwhat workbook/paper are you working from? Its been a long day so I might be able to help if I can have a look at the full question myself.

Jo

481Registeredi am using osborne book and it's question 5.3. thanks

509RegisteredIf no one else gets back to you i will have anouther look a bit later or tomorrow. my brain is not in an working out mood today

have you worked out the total labour cost yet?

481Registered37 hours x 48 weeks = 1776 direct labour hours per emplyee

dep A: 8 EMPLYEES= 8x1776= 14208 HOURS= £1.10 per direct labour hour, not sure how to this OAR out

481Registeredi am trying to work out overhead absorption rate of each department.

481Registered509RegisteredSorry I was as helpful as a slug on a lettuce leaf!

Jo