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Carl Warren + 2 others
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Perpetual inventory using LIFO

Assume that the business in Exercise 7-3 maintains a perpetual inventory system, costing by the last-in, first-out method. Determine the cost of merchandise sold for each sale and the inventory balance after each sale, presenting the data in the form illustrated in Exhibit 5.

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.

Last-in-First-Out (LIFO)

In Last-in-First-Out method, the last purchased items are sold first. The value of the closing stock consists of the initially purchased items.

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

Explanation

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

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