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Green Thumb Gardening is a small gardening service that uses activity-based costing to estimate costs for pricing and other purposes. The proprietor of the company believes that costs are driven primarily by the size of customer lawns, the size of customer garden beds, the distance to travel to customers, and the number of customers. In addition, the costs of maintaining garden beds depends on whether the beds are low maintenance beds (mainly ordinary trees and shrubs) or high maintenance beds (mainly flowers and exotic plants). Accordingly, the company uses the five activity cost pools listed below: Activity Cost Pool Caring for lawn Caring for garden beds-low maintenance Caring for garden beds-high maintenance Travel to jobs Customer billing and service Activity Measure Squar feet of lawn Squarefeet of low maintenance beds Square feet of high maintenance beds Miles Number of customers The company already has completed its first stage allocations of costs and has summarized its annual costs and activity as follows: Estimated Overhead Activity Cost Pool Caring for lawn Caring for garden beds-low maintenance Caring for garden beds-high maintenance Travel to jobs Customer billing and service Cost 84,200 180,000 square feet of lawn Expected Activity $ 36,800 23,000 square feet of low maintenance beds 48,110 17,000 square feet of high maintenance beds $ 4,400 14,000 miles $ 9,100 24 customers Required: Compute the activity rate for each of the activity cost pools. (Round your answers to 2 decimal places) Cost Poo Activity Rate Caring for lawn Caring for garden beds-low maintenance Caring for garden beds -high maintenance Travel to jobs Customer billing and service per square ft of lawn per square ft of low maintenance beds per square ft of high maintenance beds per mile per customer
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