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    Double - Declining Balance

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    6. Cutter Enterprises purchased equipment for $72,000 on January 1, 2009. The equipment is expected to have a five-year life and a residual value of $6,000.

    Using the double-declining balance method, depreciation for 2010 would be:

    A. $28,800.

    B. $18,240.

    C. $17,280.

    D. None of these is correct.

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    The double declining balance depreciation method is like the straight-line method on steroids. To use it, accountants first calculate depreciation as if they were using the straight line method. They then figure out the total ...

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    This solution shows step-by-step calculations to determine the depreciation value in 2010 using the double-declining balance method.