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Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781285743615
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Which of the three methods of inventory costing—FIFO, LIFO. or weighted average cost—will in general yield an inventory cost most nearly approximating current replacement cost?

To determine

Cost flow assumptions:

Cost flow assumptions can be referred to as the method which determines the flow of costs when an inventory is sold. Instead of keeping a track record for cost of each product sold, a company adopts these methods, and identifies which units were sold. It differs from specific identification method because the actual physical movement of goods may be unrelated to the flow of costs.

To state: the method which yields an inventory cost most nearly approximating current replacement cost.

Explanation

Under this FIFO method, the cost of inventory is based on the material cost which...

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