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WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Purchase-related transactions

A retailer is considering the purchase of 500 units of a specific item from either of two suppliers. Their offers are as follows:

Supplier One: $40 a unit, total of $20,000, 1/10, n/30, no charge for freight.

Supplier Two: $39 a unit, total of $19,500, 2/10, n/30, plus freight of $500.

Which of the two offers, Supplier One or Supplier Two, yields the lower price?

To determine

Purchases is an activity of acquiring the merchandise inventory of a business.

To Find: Which supplier yields the lower price.

Explanation

The following table shows the lower price among the two offers from both the suppliers.

Particulars Supplier One Supplier Two
Amount ($) Amount ($)
Total Price 20,000 19,500
Less: Discount (200) (1) (390) (2)
Price After Discount 19,800 19,110
Add: Freight Charges 0 500
Final Price 19,800 19,610

Table (1)

Working Notes:

Calculate the amount of discount for Supplier One...

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