The following is a reconciliation of reported sales to organic sales for the three and twelve months ended September 30, 2012 compared to sales for the three and twelve months ended September 30, 2011:

   
Three Months Ended September 30,
2012     2011
Sales  

Effect ofChanges inCurrency
 

SalesExcludingEffect ofChanges inCurrency
 

Effect ofAcquisitions
 

OrganicSales
Sales
United States $ 816.9 $ 0.9 $ 817.8 $ (0.9 ) $ 816.9 $ 800.0
Canada 121.3 1.9 123.2 123.2 104.2
Europe, Middle East, Africa 324.5 41.7 366.2 366.2 343.5
Asia-Pacific 258.7 7.9 266.6 (0.2 ) 266.4 260.4
Latin America 142.6   15.9   158.5     158.5   146.2
Total $ 1,664.0   $ 68.3   $ 1,732.3   $ (1.1 ) $ 1,731.2   $ 1,654.3
   
Year Ended September 30,
2012     2011
Sales  

Effect ofChanges inCurrency
 

SalesExcludingEffect ofChanges inCurrency
 

Effect ofAcquisitions
 

OrganicSales
Sales
United States $ 3,067.3 $ 3.3 $ 3,070.6 $ (2.3 ) $ 3,068.3 $ 2,917.8
Canada 464.3 9.4 473.7 473.7 396.2
Europe, Middle East, Africa 1,280.6 98.3 1,378.9 (33.1 ) 1,345.8 1,267.6
Asia-Pacific 942.4 11.8 954.2 (1.3 ) 952.9 910.6
Latin America 504.8   43.1   547.9     547.9   508.2
Total $ 6,259.4   $ 165.9   $ 6,425.3   $ (36.7 ) $ 6,388.6   $ 6,000.4
 

The following table reconciles reported sales to organic sales for our operating segments for the three and twelve months ended September 30, 2012 compared to sales for the three and twelve months ended September 30, 2011:
   
Three Months Ended September 30,
2012     2011
Sales  

Effect ofChanges inCurrency
 

SalesExcludingEffect ofChanges inCurrency
 

Effect ofAcquisitions
 

OrganicSales
Sales
Architecture & Software $ 671.3 $ 30.1 $ 701.4 $ $ 701.4 $ 683.3
Control Products & Solutions 992.7   38.2   1,030.9   (1.1 ) 1,029.8   971.0
Total $ 1,664.0   $ 68.3   $ 1,732.3   $ (1.1 ) $ 1,731.2   $ 1,654.3
   
Year Ended September 30,
2012     2011
Sales  

Effect ofChanges inCurrency
 

SalesExcludingEffect ofChanges inCurrency
  Effect of

Acquisitions
  Organic

Sales
Sales
Architecture & Software $ 2,650.4 $ 73.5 $ 2,723.9 $ $ 2,723.9 $ 2,594.3
Control Products & Solutions 3,609.0   92.4   3,701.4   (36.7 ) 3,664.7   3,406.1
Total $ 6,259.4   $ 165.9   $ 6,425.3   $ (36.7 ) $ 6,388.6   $ 6,000.4
 
 

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION, INC. OTHER SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION (in millions)

Free Cash Flow

Our definition of free cash flow, which is a non-GAAP financial measure, takes into consideration capital investments required to maintain the operations of our businesses and execute our strategy. We account for share-based compensation under U.S. GAAP, which requires that we report the excess income tax benefit from share-based compensation as a financing cash flow rather than as an operating cash flow. We have added this benefit back to our calculation of free cash flow in order to generally classify cash flows arising from income taxes as operating cash flows.

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