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Pure Cane Sugar Company manufactures three products (white sugar, brown sugar, and powdered sugar) in a continuous production process. Senior management has asked the controller to conduct an activity-based costing study. The controller identified the amount of factory overhead required by the critical activities of the organization as follows:Activity Activity CostsProduction………………………………………….. $247,500Setup……………………………………………….. 48,000Inspection…………………………………………… 12,500Shipping……………………………………………… 69,300Customer service……………………………………… 27,600Total…………………………………………………… $404,900The activity bases identified for each activity are as follows:Production……………………………………… Machine hoursSetup……………………………………………. Number of setupsInspection………………………………………. Number of inspectionsShipping………………………………………… Number of customer ordersCustomer service ………………………………. Number of customer service requestsThe activity-base usage quantities and units produced for the three products were determined from corporate records and are as follows:Each product requires 0.25 machine hour per unit.Instructions1. Determine the activity rate for each activity.2. Determine the total and per-unit activity costs for all three products.3. Why aren’t the activity unit costs equal across all three products, since they require the same machine time per unit?View Solution:
Pure Cane Sugar Company manufactures three products white sugar brown

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