Asked Mar 11, 2020

 Malcom, Inc. had the following balances and transactions during 2017:


Beginning Merchandise Inventory as of January 1, 2017

175 units at $82

March 10

Sold 70 units

June 10

Purchased 225 units at $84

October 30

Sold 245 units


What would be reported as Cost of Goods Sold on the income statement for the year ending December 31, 2017 if the perpetual inventory system and the first-in, first-out inventory costing method are used?


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