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May 19, 2015 at 4:16 am
The last recharge M total $4: 50% for X ($2) 40% for Y ($2). I don’t understand. Can you explain for me? Thanks.
John Moffat says
May 19, 2015 at 8:03 am
It is simply that we are rounding to the nearest $. (There is no need to work in cents )
May 12, 2015 at 9:10 pm
Thank you for the lectures. Is there a possibility to buy a kindle version of the support notes? I transferred them to my kindle through my amazon account, the conversion is better than expected considering the many charts, still I cannot acces the table of contents and some formulas are harder to read.
May 12, 2015 at 10:57 pm
No, sorry, we do not offer Kindle version, just the PDF
(glad to hear that basic conversion worked for you.)
as you know there are many different kind of devices and standards and we can’t start offering them all, at least for now.
October 15, 2014 at 2:42 pm
If I start with Stores first , recharge Maintenance , will I reach the same answer ?
October 15, 2014 at 4:36 pm
Yes you will. (Try it and see )
October 16, 2014 at 2:46 pm
Thank You Sir.
July 1, 2014 at 2:01 pm
Thank you so much for teaching the repeated distribution method systematically..
I was so lost in class when my lecturer taught us.
Thanks once again
July 1, 2014 at 2:07 pm
You are welcome – I am pleased that the lecture helped
May 26, 2014 at 8:34 am
during reaportioning the service centres and rounding to the nearest dollar, what if your answer is different from the correct one in the multiple choice?
May 26, 2014 at 8:51 am
The choices of answers will be different by a big enough amount in the exam for it not to be a problem
May 25, 2014 at 6:04 pm
ok if the question mentioned the percentage of X first and then for Y, why do we calculate recharging for Y first??
May 25, 2014 at 6:09 pm
It does not matter which one you recharge first – you will end up with the same final answer. (Try it yourself and you will see that I am correct )
May 25, 2014 at 4:36 pm
sir in question 1 on depart. A how did you get that value of 9000 for service cost center Y
i kinda lost it nd cant figure it out :/
May 25, 2014 at 5:04 pm
Department Y is 30,000.
When we come to recharging, the little table in the question says that Y does 30% of its work for department A.
30% x $30,000 = $9,000.
April 21, 2014 at 4:20 pm
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April 18, 2014 at 6:15 pm
Can you please explain Question 4 on the test question,From CH7 not sure how you got 13 euro for ans
April 18, 2014 at 9:59 pm
Department X has total overheads of $88000.
The total hours worked in dept X are (8000 x 3) + (8000 x 2.5) = 44000
So the overhead absorption rate is $88000/44000 = $2 per hour.
You can do the same for Dept Y and work out overheads per hour for Y.
To calculate the cost per unit for product M, it is 2.5 hours at the adept X rate, plus 2 hours at the Dept Y rate.
( incidentally, there are no euros in paper F2 – everything is in dollars )
In future, if you want me to answer a question, then please ask it in the Ask ACCA Tutor Forum. I can not always read comments below lectures.
February 15, 2014 at 1:11 pm
Sir, at the last line ( recharge for M ) why did you take 50 % instead of 45 % for x ? and why did for y it remains the same ’45 %’ ?
January 24, 2014 at 5:34 pm
Hi sir just wondering about question 1. Why have you reapportioned X again to get the figure 1500 to add to A?
January 24, 2014 at 5:52 pm
Sorry, but I am a bit puzzled which question you are referring to.
Do you mean question 1 of the test at the end of the chapter?
(If you do, then I don’t know where you get the 1500 from)
October 29, 2013 at 4:40 pm
Great tutor! I wish I could be in that class! I hear a lot of Latvian names been mentioned in this class. Where is this based? I’m Latvian myself but study from home with BPP.
October 29, 2013 at 6:20 pm
Maybe it’s time to come back home 😉 to Riga 😉
September 25, 2013 at 8:05 am
Thanks a mill. Opentuition.Com. Why need recharge the service cost center over production?
September 25, 2013 at 4:31 pm
Because we need to absorb the overheads over the production, but the service centre does not produce anything – it just does work for the productions centres that do produce units.
September 18, 2013 at 9:11 pm
Hello teacher, i understood this chapter very clearly but when i opened the kaplan an bpp kits to solve them i found questions of under absorbed and over absorbed ovhds. There is no lecture on this topic?
September 19, 2013 at 11:13 am
The lectures are with the chapter on absorption costing.
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I have a question around 5:35 at recharge canteen cost. Why dont we dived 50/100 and 40/100 instead of 50/90 and 40/90 since there are total 100 employees?
July 26, 2013 at 2:16 am
You are absolutely right.He made a mistake the first time which he corrected later on in the lecture
July 26, 2013 at 2:28 am
oh sorry i thought u were talking about the previous lecture. The reason that he didnt use 100employees is because 10 employees are of the canteen depaertment. He is recharging the total canteen costs to the production departments which have total of 90 employees.
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January 4, 2012 at 9:41 am
Why at the end you multiply with 50 and not with 45???? the recharge to maintenance at X is 45 %!
January 4, 2012 at 12:46 pm
@natasakwn, you are right it is 45 not 50, but it is repeated distribution method and we are not dealing with cents here..if you multiply 0.45 with 4 you will see the result 1.8 at X and 1.6 at Y and 0.6 at S. But you should again recharge S(0.6). As you see it will take much time for us to calculate in cents
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