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Retail method; gross profit method Selected data on merchandise inventory, purchases, and sales for Jaffe Co. and Coronado Co. are as follows: Cost Retail Jaffe Co. Merchandise Inventory, February 1 $ 400,000 $ 615,000 Transactions during February: Purchases(net) 4,055,000 5,325,000 Sales 5,100,000 Coronado Co Merchandise Inventory, May 1 $ 400,000 Transactions during May through October: Purchases(net) 3,150,000 Sales 4,750,000 Estimated gross profit rate 35% Instructions 1. Determine the estimated cost of the merchandise inventory of Jaffe Co. on February 28 by the retail method, presenting details of the computations. 2. a. Estimate the cost of the merchandise inventory of Coronado Co. on October 31 by the gross profit method, presenting de tails of the computations. b. Assume that Coronado Co. took a physical inventory on October 31 and discovered that $366,500 of merchandise was on hand. What was the estimated loss of inventory due to theft or damage during May through October?

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Retail method; gross profit method

Selected data on merchandise inventory, purchases, and sales for Jaffe Co. and Coronado Co. are as follows:

  Cost Retail
Jaffe Co.    
Merchandise Inventory, February 1 $ 400,000 $ 615,000
Transactions during February:    
Purchases(net) 4,055,000 5,325,000
Sales   5,100,000
Coronado Co    
Merchandise Inventory, May 1 $ 400,000  
Transactions during May through October:    
Purchases(net) 3,150,000  
Sales 4,750,000  
Estimated gross profit rate 35%  

Instructions

1.    Determine the estimated cost of the merchandise inventory of Jaffe Co. on February 28 by the retail method, presenting details of the computations.

2. a.    Estimate the cost of the merchandise inventory of Coronado Co. on October 31 by the gross profit method, presenting de tails of the computations.

b.    Assume that Coronado Co. took a physical inventory on October 31 and discovered that $366,500 of merchandise was on hand. What was the estimated loss of inventory due to theft or damage during May through October?

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