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    E3-7 Art Wyatt Corporation recently hired a new accountant with extensive experience in accounting for partnerships. Because of the pressure of the new job, the accountant was unable to review what he had learned earlier about corporation accounting. During the first month, the accountant made the following entries for the corporation's capital stock.

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    On the basis of the explanation for each entry, prepare the entry that should have been made for the capital stock transactions.

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    Hi there,

    Here are your entries:

    May 2:
    DR: Cash 144,000
    CR: Gain on sale of Capital stock 84,000
    CR: Capital stock 60,000

    May 10:
    DR: Cash 60,000
    CR: Gain on sale of Capital ...

    Solution Summary

    This question involves the fundamentals of accounting