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Carl Warren + 2 others
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Perpetual inventory using FIFO

Beginning inventory, purchases, and sales data for portable DVD players are as follows:

Chapter 7, Problem 7.3EX, Perpetual inventory using FIFO Beginning inventory, purchases, and sales data for portable DVD

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 4.

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

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.

First-in-First-Out (FIFO)

In First-in-First-Out method, the first purchased items are sold first. The value of the ending inventory consists of the recently purchased items.

cost of merchandise sold for each sale and inventory balance after each sale as on June 30.

Explanation

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

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

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