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Steeze Co. makes snowboards and uses the total cost approach in setting product prices. Its costs for producing 10,000 units follow. The company targets a profit of $300,000 on this product.

Variable Costs per Unit

Direct materials $100

Direct labor . 25

Overhead 20

Selling . 5

Fixed Costs (in total)

Overhead $470,000

Selling . 105,000

Administrative. 325,000

1. Compute the total cost per unit.

2. Compute the markup percentage on total cost.

3. Compute the product’s selling price using the total cost method.

Total cost per unit is $240. Markup percentage on total cost is 12.5%. The selling price of the product using the total cost method is $270

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1:  Definition of variable cost

The variable cost is the cost that changes according to the production level or other activities.

Step 2: Calculation of total cost per unit

Hence the total cost per unit is $240.

Step 3: Markup percentage on total cost

Step 4: The selling price of the product

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