(solution) 7. Platt Sports Products manufactures and distributes three types

(solution) 7. Platt Sports Products manufactures and distributes three types

 7. Platt Sports Products manufactures and distributes three types of golf clubs: beginners, intermediate, and advanced. The materials used in these clubs increases in each level and allows for more precise balancing and longer wear. Production is highly automated for the beginners? clubs, whereas the intermediate and advanced clubs require a varying degree of labor, depending on the intricacy of the balancing process. Platt applies all indirect costs according to a predetermined rate based on direct labor hours. A consultant recently suggested that Platt switch to an activity-based costing (ABC) system, and identified the following cost breakdown for the upcoming year: