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Problem 1
A corporation had stockholders' equity on January 1 as follows: Common Stock, $5 par value, 1,000,000 shares authorized, 500,000 shares issued; Contributed Capital in Excess of Par Value, Common Stock, $1,000,000; Retained Earnings, $3,000,000. Prepare journal entries to record the following transactions:

Problem 2

On January 1, 2007, a company issued 10-year, 10% bonds payable with a par value of $500,000, and received $442,647 in cash proceeds. The market rate of interest at the date of issuance was 12%. The bonds pay interest semiannually on July 1 and January 1. The issuer uses the straight-line method for amortization. Prepare the issuer's journal entry to record the first semiannual interest payment on July 1, 2007.

Problem 3
Texana Inc. imports inventory from Mexico. Prepare the journal entries for Texana to record the following transactions. Include any year-end adjustments.

Problem 4
On January 1, a company issues bonds with a par value of $300,000. The bonds mature in 5 years and pay 8% annual interest each June 30 and December 31. On the issue date, the market rate of interest is 6%. Compute the price of the bonds on their issue date. The following information is taken from present value tables:

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The solution explains the journal entries relating to the given transactions

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