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Carl Warren + 2 others
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Retail method

A business using the retail method of inventory costing determines that merchandise inventory at retail is $396,400. If the ratio of cost to retail price is 61%, what is the amount of inventory to be reported on the financial statements?

To determine

Retail method

This method of estimating cost of inventory requires cost and retail prices to be maintained for goods available for sale. The ending inventory cost is estimated by converting ending inventory at retail using ratio of cost to retail price.

To determine: the amount of inventory to be reported under retail method.

Explanation

Firstly, the total merchandise available for sale at cost and retail prices is determined...

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