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ISBN: 9781947172685
Chapter 10, Problem 3MC
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When inventory items are highly specialized, the best inventory costing method is ________.

A. specific identification

B. first-in, first-out

C. last-in, first-out

D. weighted average

To determine

Concept introduction:

Specific identification method:

This is one of the methods of inventory accounting which records the cost of the inventory after identifying actual units sold and in inventory.

To choose:

The best inventory system when items are highly specialized.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation for correct answer:

When items are highly specialized, it is best to use the Specific identification method for inventory accounting. Hence the correct option is A.

Explanation for incorrect answers:

B. First in first out method would not be best option when items are highly specialized, it would be better to use the Specific identification method...

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