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Relevant Cost Sell at Split-Off or Process Further

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Harley Company produces furniture from a joint process. Joint costs are \$10,000 for processing 1,000 square feet of lumber. If Harley sells the lumber at split-off they receive revenue of \$15 a square foot. If they process the 1,000 square feet of lumber further into furniture, additional processing costs are \$5 a square foot and the final selling price is \$25 a square foot.

What is the amount of total relevant cost in making the decision of whether to sell at split-off or process further?

A

\$5,000

B

\$10,000

C

\$15,000

D

\$25,000