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O’Brian’s Department Stores allocates the costs of the Personnel and Payroll departments to three retail sales departments, Housewares, Clothing, and Furniture. In addition to providing services to the operating departments, Personnel and Payroll provide services to each other. O’Brian’s allocates Personnel Department costs on the basis of the number of employees and Payroll Department costs on the basis of gross payroll. Cost and allocation information for June is as follows: Personnel Payroll Housewares Clothing Furniture Direct department cost \$ 6,900 \$ 3,200 \$ 12,200 \$ 20,000 \$ 15,750 Number of employees 5 3 8 15 4 Gross payroll \$ 6,000 \$ 3,300 \$ 11,200 \$ 17,400 \$ 8,100

(a) Determine the percentage of total Personnel Department services that was provided to the Payroll Department. (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
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(b) Determine the percentage of total Payroll Department services that was provided to the Personnel Department. (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

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