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CFA Practice Question

A company uses the LIFO inventory method but most of the other companies in the same industry use FIFO. Which of the following best describes one of the adjustments that would be made to the company's financial statements to compare it with other companies in the industry? The amount reported for the company's ending inventory should be ______
A. increased by the ending balance in its LIFO reserve.
B. increased by the change in its LIFO reserve for that period.
C. decreased by the ending balance in its LIFO reserve.
Explanation: LIFO Reserve = FIFO Inventory - LIFO Inventory. Adding the ending balance in the LIFO reserve to the LIFO inventory would equal the ending balance for inventory on a FIFO basis.

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