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Sophia Incorporated issued a $105,000, five-year, zero-interest-bearing note
to Angelica Corp. on January 1, 2017 and received $52,000 cash. Sophia uses
the effective interest method.
Using a financial calculator and computer spreadsheet functions, calculate
the implicit interest rate.
Prepare Sophia's journal entry for the January 1 issuance.
Prepare Sophia's journal entry for the December 31 recognition of interest.
Prepare an effective-interest amortization table for the note.

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a) Implicit Interest Rate can be computed in Excel using function IRR as follows "=IRR(-52000,0,0,0,0,105000)"... View the full answer


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