ACCT 556 Week 1 Homework Problems FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.acct556rank.com ACCT 556 Week 1 Homework The new president of the Wernecke Company was stumped. Why had profits gone down? He had directed the sales department to push the product with the highest contribution margin, and the sales department had come through with flying colors. The percent of flams sold had increased from 25% of units sold to 37.5% of units sold. So what happened? Required: 1. Calculate the Wernecke Company’s estimated direct labor hours to produce flims and flams. 2. Calculate the predetermined variable overhead rate that will be used in the coming year using a traditional costing system based upon direct labor hours. 3. Using a traditional costing system based upon direct labor hours, compute the unit product costs for flims and flams as well as contribution margin per unit. 4. It has been suggested to the president to consider the use of an ABC costing system to allocate manufacturing overhead. Engineering studies have revealed the following information about estimated manufacturing activities for the coming year. Calculate the separate predetermined overhead rates for each of the activities listed above.