Calculating the Fixed Overhead Spending and Volume Variances Standish Company manufactures consumer products and provided the following information for the month

Calculating the Fixed Overhead Spending and Volume Variances

Standish Company manufactures consumer products and provided the following information for the month of February:
Units produced 131,000
Standard direct labor hours per unit 0.20
Standard fixed overhead rate (per direct labor hour) $2.50
Budgeted fixed overhead $65,000
Actual fixed overhead costs $68,300
Actual hours worked 26,350
Required:
1. Calculate the fixed overhead spending variance using the formula approach.
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2. Calculate the volume variance using the formula approach.
$
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3. What if 129,600 units had actually been produced in February? What impact would that have had? Indicate what the new variances would be below.
Fixed Overhead Spending Variance $
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Volume Variance $
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