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    Big Brown Corporation's derivative investments had the following fair values at December 31, 20X6 and December 31, 20X7:
    12/31/X6 12/31/X7
    Speculative derivatives $280,000 $310,000
    Derivatives used as fair value hedges $600,000 $745,000
    Derivatives used as cash flow hedges $430,000 $510,000

    The derivatives used as fair value hedges and cash flow hedges were both considered highly effective in 20X7.

    What amount of gain from these derivative investments should Big Brown report in its 20X7 net income and other comprehensive income?

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    This solution solves for the amount of gain from derivative investments.