A manufacturer absorbs production overheads into the cost of jobs as a percentage of actual direct labour cost. Two
jobs were worked on during a period:
Job 1 ($) Job 2 ($)
Opening work-in-progress 5,269 –
Direct materials in the period 10,726 4,652
Direct labour in the period 4,360 2,940
Production overheads of $9,855 were incurred in the period. Job 2 was completed in the period.
What is the value of work in progress at the end of the period?
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