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    Net cash provided by operating activities

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    I am trying to figure out how to compute the net cash provided by operating activities and how to explain why the net cash provided by operating activities is greater than the net income?

    The company had net earnings of 2,408 million in the first fiscal year ending January 28...the following info is in millions

    year ended January 28, 2006

    depreciation and amortization $1,409
    other noncash charges affecting earnings $457
    interest expense $463
    provision for income taxes $ 1,452
    other operating cash inflows $17
    changes in noncash working capital accounts
    accounts receivable 244 increase
    inventories $454 increase
    other assets $52 increase
    accrued liabilities $351 increase
    accounts payable $489 increase
    income taxes payable $70 increase

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    The company had a net earnings of 2,408 million in the first fiscal year ending January 28...the following info is in millions

    year ended January 28, 2006

    depreciation and amortization $1,409
    other noncash charges affecting earnings $457
    interest expense $463
    provision for income taxes ...

    Solution Summary

    The following response provides the steps to compute the net cash provided by operating activities.

    $2.19

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