Month Units Month Units
January 10,000 March 5,000
February 8,000 April 4,000
Each unit requires 3 pounds of raw materials costing $2 per pound. On December 31, 2012, the ending raw materials inventory was 9,000 pounds. Management wants to have a raw materials inventory at the end of the month equal to 30% of next month’s production requirements.
Complete the direct materials purchases budget by month for the first quarter.
Direct Materials Purchases Budget
For the Quarter Ending March 31, 2013
January February March
× × ×
Total pounds needed for production
Total materials required
Direct materials purchases × $ × $ × $
Total cost of direct materials purchases $ $