Bandar Industries Berhad of Malaysia manufactures sporting


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Bandar Industries Berhad of Malaysia manufactures sporting equipment. One of the company’s products, a football helmet for the North American market, requires a special plastic. During the quarter ending June 30, the company manufactured 35,000 helmets, using 22,500 kilograms of plastic. The plastic cost the company RM171,000. (The currency in Malaysia is the ringgit, which is denoted here by RM.) According to the standard cost card, each helmet should require 0.6 kilograms of plastic, at a cost of RM8 per kilogram. Break down the difference computed in Requirement 1 above into a materials price variance and a materials quantity variance. (Indicate the effect of each variance by selecting “F” for favorable, “U” for unfavorable, and “None” for no effect (i.e., zero variance). Input all amounts as positive values. Omit the “RM” sign in your response.) Material Price Variance- RM Materials quantity variance- RM

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