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Because of a "fire sale," equipment that was obviously worth $200,000 was acquired at a bargain price of $155,000. The following entry was...

6.Because of a "fire sale," equipment that was obviously worth $200,000 was acquired at a bargain price of $155,000. The following entry was made: 


Equipment

200,000

 

Cash

 

155,000

Gain

 

45,000

 

Instructions

In each of the above situations, discuss the appropriateness of the journal entries in terms of generally accepted accounting principles. For the purposes of your discussion, assume that the financial statements, particularly net income, will be used by the court in a divorce settlement for the company president's spouse.


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