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Inventory Write-Down Stiles Corporation uses the FIFO cost flow assumption and is in the process of applying the LCNRV rule for each of two products in its ending inventory. A profit margin of 30% on the selling price is considered normal for each product. Specific data for each product are as follows:

Chapter 8, Problem 1E, Inventory Write-Down Stiles Corporation uses the FIFO cost flow assumption and is in the process of

To determine

Calculate the net realizable value for product A and product B.

Explanation

Lower-of-cost-or-market: The lower-of-cost-or-market (LCM) is a method which requires the reporting of the ending merchandise inventory in the financial statement of a company, either at current market value or at historical cost price of the inventory, whichever is less.

NRV (Net Realizable Value): It refers to an estimated selling price that a company expects to collect in the form of cash from the customers by the sale of inventory. The value is reduced by the expected cost of completion, disposal and transportation. Sales commission and shipping costs also included in the predictable cost.

Calculate the net realizable value for product A and product B.

NRV for product A = (Estimated selling priceEstimated cost of disposal

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