Financial Managerial Accounting: P21-30A Felicity Pool Cleaning Service provides pool cleaning

Financial Managerial Accounting
P21-30A Using variable costing, service company
Felicity Pool Cleaning Service provides pool cleaning services to residential customers. The company has three employees, each assigned to specific customers. The company considers each employee’s territory as a business segment. The company incurs variable costs that include the employees’ wages, pool chemicals, and gas for the service vans. Fixed costs include depreciation on the service vans. Following is the income statement for the month of July: 
Felicity Pool Cleaning Service
Income Statement
For the Month Ended July 31, 2016
Borden Morrisey Flounder Total
Service revenue 5,000 9,000 10,000 24,000
Variable costs 3,500 5,400 4,000 12,900
Contribution margin 1,500 3,600 6,000 11,100
Fixed costs 5,000
Operating income $6,100

Requirements 
1. Calculate the contribution margin ratio for each business segment. 
2. The business segments had the following numbers of customers: Borden, 50; Morrissey, 90; and Flounder, 100. Compute the service revenue per customer, variable cost per customer, and contribution margin per customer for each business segment. 
3. Which business segment was most profitable? List some possible reasons why this segment was most profitable. How might the various reasons affect the company in the long term? 
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