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Dante’s Protein Powder produces a dietary supplement. The standard cost of producing one unit is:

Material (1.25 pounds × $2.50) ……………………$ 3.13

Labor (1.2 hours × $10) ……………………………12.00

Overhead …………………………………………..11.60

Total ………………………………………………$26.73

Standard variable overhead is $8.00 per unit, and fixed annual overhead is $90,000. At the start of 2018, expected production was 25,000 units. During 2018, 30,000 units were produced.

The following information, related to actual costs incurred in 2018, is available:

1. Purchased 40,000 pounds of material for $85,000.

2. Used 38,750 pounds of material.

3. Worked 35,300 labor hours costing $375,000.

4. Actual overhead incurred was $327,000.

Required

a. Show the calculation of the standard overhead rate per unit.

b. Calculate all material, labor, and overhead variances.

c. Prepare a variance summary, and briefly comment on variances that should be investigated.

Dante s Protein Powder produces a dietary supplement The standard cost