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The stockholders' equity section of Fleming Corporation at December 31, 2009, included the

following:



6% preferred stock, $100 par value, cumulative,


15,000 shares authorized, 10,000 shares issued and outstanding .........$1,000,000



Common stock, $10 par value, 250,000 shares authorized,


200,000 shares issued and outstanding ................................................$2,000,000



Dividends were not declared on the preferred stock in 2009 and are in arrears.



On September 15, 2010, the board of directors of Fleming Corporation declared dividends on the


preferred stock to stockholders of record on October 1, 2010, payable on October 15, 2010.



On November 1, 2010, the board of directors declared a $2.50 per share dividend on the common


stock, payable November 30, 2010, to stockholders of record on November 15, 2010.



Prepare the journal entries that should be made by Fleming Corporation on the dates indicated below:


September 15, 2010 November 1, 2010


October 1, 2010 November 15, 2010


October 15, 2010 November 30, 2010


Explain each journal entry in words

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