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You add all the costs together that are related to the manufacturing process. An example of something included would be electricity for the manufacturing floor, something excluded would be CEO's auto allowance. You then divide by what your cost driver is...(machine hours, direct labor hours, etc..) that gives you an overhead cost per.
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Abel companys manufacturing overhead is 20 percent of its total conversion costs If direct labor is 38000 and if direct material are 47000 the manufacturing overhead is?

Manufacturing Overheads = 20% of Conversion Cost Total Conversion Cost = ? Total Conversion Cost = Direct Labor + Manufacturing Overheads 100% = 80%

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