# Question: 1- If you have these 2 constraints:6R+4D 180,000 Machine Hour constraint 3R+5D 150,000 Direct Labor Hour constraint Required:

Required:

A-       What is the support department’s allocation rate if estimated activity is the allocation base?

B        What is the support department’s allocation rate if actual activity is the allocation base?

C        List one advantages and one disadvantage for each types of allocation rate.

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3- Al Yamamah Steel Industries Co. uses the step method for allocating the costs of its service departments to operating departments. The company has two support departments (Human Resource and Information Technology) and two operating departments (Hot Rolled Hollow Steel and Cold Rolled Hollow Steel).

Al Yamamah Steel Industries Co. decided to allocate Human Resource department costs based on the number of employees in each department and Information Technology costs based on the number of machine hours in each department.           (4 Points).

Required:

a- Give a numerical example for the four departments as a given information.

b- Then based on your given information, use the step-down method to allocate support department costs.

Allocate cost:

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