Maddox Specialty Company, a division of Lost World Inc., produces three models of gear shift components for bicycles which are sold to bicycle manufacturers, retailers and catalog outlets. Since starting operations in 1988, Maddox has employed normal absorption costing and has supposed a first-in, first-out cost flow in its perpetual inventory system. The balances of the inventory accounts at the end of Maddox's fiscal year, November 30, 2012, are described below.
The inventories are stated at cost before any year-end adjustments.
$647,000 Work in process
12,500 Raw materials
64,000 Factory supplies
The given information, describe above, relates to Maddox's inventory and operations.