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A patent was purchased for $670,000 with a legal life of 20 years. Management estimates that the patent has an 8-year economic life. The entry to

A patent was purchased for $670,000 with a legal life of 20 years. Management estimates that the patent has an 8-year economic life. The entry to record amortization would include?

an increase in amortization expense for $33,500.
an increase in research and development expense for $670,000.
a decrease in patent for $83,750.
an increase in accumulated amortization for $670,000.

This question was asked on Apr 17, 2010.

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