(Dollar-Value LIFO Issues) Arruza Co. is considering switching from the specific-goods LIFO approach to the dollar-value LIFO approach. Because the financial personnel at Arruza know very little about dollar-value LIFO, they ask you to answer the following questions.
(a) What is a LIFO pool?
(b) Is it possible to use a LIFO pool concept and not use dollar-value LIFO? Explain.
(c) What is a LIFO liquidation?
(d) How are price indexes used in the dollar-value LIFO method?
(e) What are the advantages of dollar-value LIFO over specific-goods LIFO?