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    Med-Tech labs is a facility that provides medical tests and evaluations for patients ranging from analyzing blood samples to performing MRI's. Average cost to patients is $60 per patient. Labor costs average $15 per patient, material costs are $20 per patient, and overhead costs are averaged at $20 per patient.
    a.) What is the multifactor productivity ratio for med-tech? What does your finding mean?
    b.) If the average lab worker spends three hours for each patient, what is the labor productivity ratio?

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    Hi, please see the response to your posting as below:

    Productivity is a measure of efficiency; specifically it is a measure of how efficiently inputs are converted into output.
    Productivity = Output/Input

    In single factor productivity there is only one input, therefore single factor productivity = Output/Input

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    Solution contains labor productivity ratio and multi factor productivity ratio for Med -Tech.