Write a paper of no more than 350 words after completing Exercise 19-17 in WileyPLUS in which you respond to the following questions:
• In this case, would it be better to use the variable or absorption costing method, and why?
• What are the benefits of the two methods?
• Which method would lead to the best decision when a competitor is submitting a lower bid for your product?
• Compute product cost and prepare an income statement under variable and absorption costing.