Acc202 Survey of Accounting: E15-4 Determining sales and variable cost volume variances

Acc202 Survey of Accounting
Exercise 15-4 Determining sales and variable cost volume variances

Use the information provided in Exercise 15-3.

Required:
a) Determine the sales and variable cost volume variances.
b) Classify the variances as favorable (F) or unfavorable (U).
c) Comment on the usefulness of the variances with respect to performance evaluation and identify the member of the management team most likely to be responsible for these variances.
d) Determine the amount of fixed cost that will appear in the flexible budget.
e) Determine the fixed cost per unit based on planned activity and the fixed cost per unit based on actual activity. Assuming Sexton uses information in the master budget to price the company's product, comment on how the volume variance could affect the company's profitability.
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