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    Explain accounting steps for the sale and retirement of property, plant and equipments and record journal entries for the following transactions.

    On 1st July 2002, Jessica Ltd purchased equipments for $130000 cash. It was estimated that the equipments would have a salvage value of $ 10000 and a useful life of six years. The corporation uses straight line method of amortization and has a December 31 year end.

    Record the disposal of equipments on July 1 2006, under each of the following independent situations:
    1. it was sold for $35500
    2. It was sold for $42000
    3. It was retired.

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