A microbrewery was built in 2004 at a total cost of $650,000. Additional information is given in the…

A microbrewery was built in 2004 at a total cost of $650,000. Additional information is given in the accompanying table (all 2000 indices=100). (3.3)

Average Percentage of Index Index Cost Element Total Brewery Cost (2004) (2008)

Labor 30 160 200 Materials 20 145 175 Equipment 50 135 162

a. Calculate a weighted index for microbrewery construction in 2008. b. Prepare a budget estimate for a microbrewery in 2008.

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