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Conversion cost

Direct labor cost plus manufacturing overhead cost. (p. 148)

2

Equivalent units

The product of the number of partially completed units and their percentage of completion with respect to a particular cost. Equivalent units are the number of complete whole units that could be obtained from the materials and effort contained in partially completed units. (p. 148)

3

Equivalent units of production (weighted-average method)

The units transferred to the next department (or to finished goods) during the period plus the equivalent units in the department's ending work in process inventory. (p. 148)

4

FIFO method

A process costing method in which equivalent units and unit costs relate only to work done during the current period. (p. 148)

5

Operation costing

A hybrid costing system used when products have some common characteristics and some individual characteristics. (p. 152)

6

Process costing

A costing method used when essentially homogeneous products are produced on a continuous basis. (p. 142)

7

Processing department

An organizational unit where work is performed on a product and where materials, labor, or overhead costs are added to the product. (p. 143)

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Weighted-average method

A process costing method that blends together units and costs from both the current and prior periods. (p. 148)