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    Outback Furriers started in 2003 with $94,000 of merchandise inventory on hand. During 2003 $400,000 in merchandise was purchased on account with terms 1/15 n/45. All discounts were taken. Purchases were all made f.o.b. shipping point. Outback paid freight charges of $6000. Merchandise with an invoice amount of $5000 was returned for credit. Cost of goods sold for the year was $380,000. Outback uses a perpetual inventory system.

    1. Assuming that Outback uses the gross method to record purchases what is the ending inventory? Cost of goods available for sale?

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    We need to find out what has been the total value of purchases.

    Gross Purchase is 400,000. The terms 1/15 n/45 mean that there is a cash discount of 1% if payment is made within 15 days ...

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    The solution explains the calculation of ending inventory and goods available for sale when the inventory is recorded using the gross method under perpetual system.