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Published by Macdonald & Evans in London .
Written in English

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Previous ed. 1947.

Statementby F.C.Lawrence and E.N.Humphreys.
ContributionsHumphreys, Edward Newland.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22339926M
ISBN 100712113096

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The costing methods are predominantly used to derive the unit cost of production, which is then used to value the total units produced and goods held in store as inventory, for cost planning, controlling and preparation of profit or loss statement.   Definitions and meanings: Absorption Costing: Absorption costing is a management technique to incorporate cost of fixed and variable production overheads into the cost of a product. Marginal Costing: Marginal costing is a management technique which is used to add variable production overheads into the cost of a product. Fixed costs are treated as period costs [ ].   Marginal cost is the cost of one additional unit of output. The concept is used to determine the optimum production quantity for a company, where it costs the least amount to produce additional units. It is calculated by dividing the change in manufacturing costs by the change in the quantity produc.   Marginal Cost is Greater than Selling Price. As a further example, if the costs of increasing production levels went to ,, the marginal costing calculation shows. Marginal cost = Change in cost / Change in units. Marginal cost = (, - ,) / ( - ) Marginal cost = 23, / = per unit.