27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094




27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Perpetual inventory using FIFO

Beginning inventory, purchases, and sales for Item Widget are as follows:

Mar. 1 Inventory 200 units at $8
  9 Sale 175 units
  13 Purchase 160 units at 9
  25 Sale 150 units

Assuming a perpetual inventory system and using the first-in, first-out (FIFO) method, determine (a) the cost of merchandise sold on March 25 and (b) the inventory on March 31.

To determine

(a) & (b)

Perpetual Inventory System:

Perpetual Inventory System refers to the inventory system that maintains the detailed records of every inventory transactions related to purchases, and sales on a continuous basis. It shows the exact on-hand-inventory at any point of time.

To determine: cost of merchandise sold and ending inventory of Item W as on March 31.


In First-in-First-Out method, the costs of the initially purchased items are considered as ...

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