Paquet Company uses the weighted-average method in its process


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Paquet Company uses the weighted-average method in its process costing system. The Molding Department is the second department in its production process. The data below summarize the department’s operations in January. Units Percent Complete with Respect to Conversion Beginning work in process inventory 7,700 40% Transferred in from the prior department during January 56,000 Completed and transferred to the next department during January 58,400 Ending work in process inventory 5,300 90% The accounting records indicate that the conversion cost that had been assigned to beginning work in process inventory was $16,940 and a total of $347,320 in conversion costs were incurred in the department during January. What was the cost per equivalent unit for conversion costs for January in the Molding Department? (Round off to three decimal places.)

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