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Problem 1: On January 1, Year 1, Jayco purchased a machine for \$6000. It had an estimated salvage value of \$400 and a life of seven years. The straight-line method of depreciation was used. At mid-year in Year 4, Jayco sold the machine for \$4500 cash.

Required:
a. What is the book value of the machine a the time of the sale?
b. Give the journal entry to record the sale of the machine?

Account Description......................Debit.................Credit

Problem 2: Assume a firm has acquired an asset for \$100 000 on January 1, Year 1. The asset has a 6-year life and a salvage value of \$10 000. The firm has a choice between using straight-line or sum-of-year's-digits depreciation methods. Calculate the depreciation expense for each of the six ears using each method.

............Straight-Line.............Sum-of-the Year's Digits
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6