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    Accounting Depreciation for a Pressurized Spray Painter

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    A pressurized spray painter was purchased on April 1 of the fiscal year for $3,900. It has a useful life of 4 years and a residual value of $300. Determine depreciation expense for the first two years, assuming a fiscal year end of December 31 and using (a) the straight-line method and (b) the double-declining-balance method.

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    (A) Straight Line Method

    Depreciable cost = 3900-300 = 3600
    Deprreciation for each useful life = ...

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