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Beginning inventory, purchases, and sales data for portable game players are as follows: The business maintains a perpetual inventory system, costing by the first-in, first-out method. a. Determine the cost of the merchandise sold for each sale and the inventory balance after each sale, presenting the data in the form illustrated in Exhibit 3. b. Based upon the preceding data, would you expect the inventory to be higher or lower using the last-in, first-out method?

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Financial Accounting

15th Edition
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 3E
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Beginning inventory, purchases, and sales data for portable game players are as follows:

Chapter 7, Problem 3E, Beginning inventory, purchases, and sales data for portable game players are as follows: The

The business maintains a perpetual inventory system, costing by the first-in, first-out method.

  1. a. Determine the cost of the merchandise sold for each sale and the inventory balance after each sale, presenting the data in the form illustrated in Exhibit 3.
  2. b. Based upon the preceding data, would you expect the inventory to be higher or lower using the last-in, first-out method?

(a)

To determine

Determine the cost of merchandise sold for each sale and inventory balance after each sale of PG as on April 30.

Explanation of Solution

In First-in-First-Out method, the costs of the initially purchased items are considered as cost of goods sold, for the items which are sold first...

(b)

To determine

State if inventory for the preceding data is expected to be higher or lower using last-in-first out method.

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