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Chapter 10, Problem 10MC
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Which inventory costing method is almost always done on a perpetual basis?

A. specific identification

B. first-in, first-out

C. last-in, first-out

D. weighted average

To determine

Concept introduction:

Periodic Inventory System:

It records and updates inventory at the end of accounting period. The balance in inventory account is not updated after each transaction but updated periodically.

Perpetual Inventory System:

It records and updates inventory after each transaction. The balance in inventory account is updated after each transaction and it is updated each time.

To choose:

The inventory system which follows the perpetual basis.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation for correct answer:

Specific Identification calculated the cost of goods sold after every sale perpetually; hence it always follows the perpetual basis. Hence the correct option is A.

Explanation for incorrect answers:

B. First in first method out follows both periodic and perpetual basis...

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