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Inventory Write-Down The following information is taken from Aden Company’s records:

Chapter 8, Problem 5E, Inventory Write-Down The following information is taken from Aden Companys records: Required: 1.

Required:

  1. 1. What is the correct inventory value if the company applies the LCNRV rule to each of the following?
  2. a. individual items
  3. b. groups of items
  4. c. the inventory as a whole
  5. 2. Next Level Are there any conditions under which a company may ignore the decline in the value of inventory below its cost?

1.

To determine

Calculate the correct value of inventory if company uses lower-of-cost or market rule.

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.

Calculate the correct value of inventory if company uses lower-of-cost or market rule.

a.

Individual items:

2.

To determine

Explain if there are any conditions that a company can ignore the decline in the value of inventory below its cost.

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