Emerson Company produces surfboards. Each surfboard needs 9 pounds of fiberglass to manufacture. Sales predict for March is 1,700 surfboards. Estimated beginning and desired ending inventories for March are following:
Estimated Beginning Inventory Desired Ending Inventory
Surfboards 300 420
Fiberglass (pounds) 4,400 6,000
a) Compute number of surfboards to be manufactured in March.
b) Compute number of pounds of fiberglass to be bought in March.