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During 2013, WMC Corporation discovered that its ending inventories reported on its financial statements were misstated by the following amounts:
2011 . understated by . $120,000
2012 . overstated by . 150,000
WMC uses the periodic inventory system and the FIFO cost method.

Required:
1. Determine the effect of these errors on retained earnings at January 1, 2013, before any adjustments. Explain your answer. (Ignore income taxes.)
2. Prepare a journal entry to correct the error.
3. What other step(s) would be taken in connection with the error?



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