NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Dimensional Investment Group Inc. (The "Fund") is an open-end management investment company registered
under the Investment Company Act of 1940, whose shares are offered to institutional investors, retirement plans
and clients of registered investment advisors. The Fund currently offers eleven portfolios, of which The DFA 6-
10 Institutional Portfolio (the "Portfolio") is presented in this report.
The Portfolio invests all of its assets in The U.S. 6-10 Small Company Series (the "Series"), a corresponding
series of The DFA Investment Trust Company. At May 31, 1997, the Portfolio owned 4% of the outstanding
shares of the Series. The financial statement of the Series are included elsewhere in this report and should be read
in conjunction with the financial statements of the Portfolio.
B. SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES:
The following significant accounting policies are in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles for
investment companies. Such policies are consistently followed by the Fund in preparation of its financial
statements. The preparation of financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
may require management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts and disclosures in
the financial statements. Actual results could differ from those estimates.
1. SECURITY VALUATION: The shares of the Series held by the Portfolio are valued at its respective daily net
2. FEDERAL INCOME TAXES: It is the Portfolio's intention to continue to qualify as a regulated investment
company and distribute all of its taxable income. Accordingly, no provision for Federal income tax is required in
the financial statements.
3. OTHER: Security transactions are accounted for on the date the securities are purchased or sold. Costs used
in determining realized gains and losses on the sale of investment securities are those of specific securities sold.