Question

Periodic Inventory by Three Methods

Required:

1. Determine the inventory on August 31, 2014, and the cost of goods sold for the three-month period, using the first-in, first-out method and the periodic inventory system.

2. Determine the inventory on August 31, 2014, and the cost of goods sold for the three-month period, using the last-in, first-out method and the periodic inventory system.

3. Determine the inventory on August 31, 2014, and the cost of goods sold for the three-month period, using the weighted average cost method and the periodic inventory system. Round the weighted average unit cost to the nearest cent.

4. Compare the gross profit and the August 31, 2014, inventories, using the following column headings. Enter all amounts as positive numbers.

Merchandise inventory, August 31, 2014

$

Cost of merchandise sold

$

 

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