A production machine was purchased six years ago for an installed price of 1735,000 SR. At that time it…

A production machine was purchased six years ago for an installed price of 1735,000 SR. At that time it…

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A production machine was purchased six years ago for an installed price of 1735,000 SR. At that time it
was anticipated that the machine would last 8 years at a rate of 5500 hours per year. However, it is now in
need of major repairs that will cost 425,000 SR. After the repair, the machine will last five years, operating
4500 hours per year. The applicable overhead rate is 37%. Determine the equipment cost rate (SR/hr) for
this machine: a) before repair (original); b) after repair.

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To determine the equipment cost rate SR hr for the machine before and after the repair we need to ca
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