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Textbook Problem

When lower-of-cost-or-market is assigned to the items that comprise the ending merchandise inventory, what does “cost” mean? What does “market” mean?

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Explain what does “cost” and “market” mean when lower-of-cost-or-market is assigned to the items in order to include ending merchandise inventory.

Explanation

Merchnadise Inventory: It refers to the current assets that a company expects to sell during the normal course of business operations, the goods that are under process to be completed for future sale, or currently used for producing goods to be sold in the market.

LCM (Lower of Cost or Market) approach is an approach that values the inventory at historical cost or lesser than the market replacement cost. The replacement cost refers to the amount that could be realized from the sale of the inventory. This approach is used by the companies who follow LIFO or retail inventory method for inventory valuation...

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