# compute product margin for the xactive and the pathbreaker 242840

Comparing Traditional and Activity-Based Product Margins
Rocky Mountain Corporation makes two types of hiking boots—Xactive and the Pathbreaker. Data concerning these two product lines appear below:

The company has a traditional costing system in which manufacturing overhead is applied to units based on direct labor-hours. Data concerning manufacturing overhead and direct labor-hours for the upcoming year appear below:

Required:

 1 Compute the product margins for the Xactive and the Pathbreaker products under the company’s traditional costing system. 2 The company is considering replacing its traditional costing system with an activity-based costing system that would assign its manufacturing overhead to the following four activity cost pools (the Other cost pool includes organization-sustaining costs and idle capacity costs): Compute the product margins for the Xactive and the Pathbreaker products under the activity-based costing system. 3 Prepare a quantitative comparison of the traditional and activity-based cost assignments. Explain why the traditional and activity-based cost assignments dif

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Comparing Traditional and Activity-Based Product Margins   Rocky Mountain Corporation makes two types of hiking boots—Xactive and the Pathbreaker. Data concerning these two product lines appear below: The company has a traditional costing system in which manufacturing overhead is applied to units based on direct labor-hours. Data concerning manufacturing overhead and direct labor-hours for the upcoming year appear below: Required: 1.? ?Compute the product margins for the Xactive and the Pathbreaker products under the company’s traditional costing system. ??2.? ?The company is considering replacing its traditional costing system with an activity-based costing system that would assign its manufacturing overhead to the following four activity cost pools (the Other cost pool includes organization-sustaining costs and idle capacity costs): Compute the product margins for the Xactive and the Pathbreaker products under the activity-based costing system. ??3.? ?Prepare a quantitative comparison of the traditional and activity-based cost assignments. Explain why the traditional and activity-based cost assignments differ.??

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