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Problem Solving Survival Guide to accompany Financial Accounting, 8th Edition by Donald E. Kieso, Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt

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SOLUTION TO EXERCISE 5-10

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*ILLUSTRATION 5-3 COMPUTATION MODELS FOR COMPONENTS OF A MULTIPLE-STEP INCOME STATEMENT WHEN THE PERIODIC INVENTORY SYSTEM IS USED (L.O. *6)

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TIP: You should memorize all of the models in this Illustration. Think about the logic of each computation. Visualize the transactions that give rise to the account balances used in these computations. This should make the memorization process easier and more effective.

TIP: The Freight-In account is often called Transportation-In. Freight-In is used to record freight charges incurred to transport merchandise from the supplier's location to the merchandiser's warehouse. Freight-Out is used to record transportation charges incurred to transport merchandise from the merchandiser's warehouse to the customer's (consumer's) location. Freight-Out is often called Transportation-Out. Freight-In is a component of the cost of goods sold computation, while Freight-Out is classified as a selling expense (which is part of operating ...

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