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Use the folling information for the problem below:

Month Utilities Machine Hours

January \$8,700,800
February 8,360,720
March 8,950,810
April 9,360,920
May 9,625,950
June 9,150,900

Atlanta, Inc., which uses the high-low method to analyze cost behavior, has determined that machine hours best explain the company's utilties cost. The company's relevant range of activity varies from a low of 600 machine hours to a high of 1,100 machine hours, with the following data being available for the first six months of the year:

The fixed utilties cost per month is:
A. \$3,764
B. \$4,400
C. \$4,760
D. \$5,100
E. an amount other than those listed above

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\$2.49