Having trouble with Convertible Bonds. I answered the first question already and need help with the second. Please and thank you.
Gomez Corporation issued $9,000,000 of 7%, ten-year convertible bonds on July 1, 2004 at 96.1 plus accrued interest. The bonds were dated April 1, 2004 with interest payable April 1 and October 1. Bond discount is amortized semiannually on a straight-line basis. On April 1, 2005, $1,800,000 of these bonds were converted into 500 shares of $20 par value common stock. Accrued interest was paid in cash at the time of conversion.
If "interest payable" were credited when the bonds were issued, what should be the amount of the debit to "interest expense" on October 1, 2004?
a. $193,500 (Already worked and answered, just make sure it is right)
What should be the amount of the unamortized bond discount on April 1, 2005 relating to the bonds converted?
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