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Financial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 7, Problem 26E
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The merchandise inventory was destroyed by fire on December 13. The following data were obtained from the accounting records:

Chapter 7, Problem 26E, The merchandise inventory was destroyed by fire on December 13. The following data were obtained

  1. a. Estimate the cost of the merchandise destroyed.
  2. b. Briefly describe the situations in which the gross profit method is useful.

(a)

To determine

Estimate the cost of merchandise destroyed.

Explanation of Solution

Gross profit method: This method is use the estimated gross profit for the period to evaluate and ascertain the ending inventory for the period. The gross profit for the period is calculated from the preceding year, which is adjusted for any current period changes in the sales and cost price of the inventory...

(b)

To determine

Describe the situations whereby gross profit method is useful.

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