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    Asked Nov 26, 2007, 10:47 AM 4 Answers
    This is what I was given to answer: Use this inventory information for the month of June to answer the following question.

    June 1 Beginning inventory 10 units @ $120
    5 Purchase 60 units @ $112
    14 Sale 40 units
    21 Purchase 30 units @ $116
    30 Sale 28 units

    What is cost of goods sold under the Specific Identification Method?Assuming the periodic method was used
    a) More information is needed.
    b) $3,704
    c) $7,696
    d) $7,736

    Please help

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    Nov 26, 2007, 12:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by sweetkendra
    This is what I was given to answer: Use this inventory information for the month of June to answer the following question.

    June 1 Beginning inventory 10 units @ $120
    5 Purchase 60 units @ $112
    14 Sale 40 units
    21 Purchase 30 units @ $116
    30 Sale 28 units

    What is cost of goods sold under the Specific Identification Method?Assuming the periodic method was used
    a) More information is needed.
    b) $3,704
    c) $7,696
    d) $7,736

    Please help
    More info is needed bacause in order to use this method we need to know each item and be able to identified for inventory purposes we do not use this method because is a waste of time . Instead we use lifo fifo and weigth average
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    Nov 26, 2007, 12:47 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by sweetkendra
    This is what I was given to answer: Use this inventory information for the month of June to answer the following question.

    June 1 Beginning inventory 10 units @ $120
    5 Purchase 60 units @ $112
    14 Sale 40 units
    21 Purchase 30 units @ $116
    30 Sale 28 units

    What is cost of goods sold under the Specific Identification Method?Assuming the periodic method was used
    a) More information is needed.
    b) $3,704
    c) $7,696
    d) $7,736

    Please help
    In order for you to do the specific identification method you need to know the specific price for which each unit was sold at.
    Then the answer to your Qs is "a" more info is needed
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    Nov 26, 2007, 12:51 PM
    When a question is answer please do not repeat my answers
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    Nov 27, 2007, 09:04 AM
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    Quote Originally Posted by student 101 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by sweetkendra
    This is what I was given to answer: Use this inventory information for the month of June to answer the following question.

    June 1 Beginning inventory 10 units @ $120
    5 Purchase 60 units @ $112
    14 Sale 40 units
    21 Purchase 30 units @ $116
    30 Sale 28 units

    What is cost of goods sold under the Specific Identification Method?Assuming the periodic method was used
    a) More information is needed.
    b) $3,704
    c) $7,696
    d) $7,736

    Please help
    More info is needed bacause in order to use this method we need to know each item and be able to identified for inventory purposes we do not use this method because is a waste of time . Instead we use lifo fifo and weigth average
    Accounting is so hard for me to understand, the answer was extremely helpful, I understood it.
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