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# Computation of the depreciation

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Machinery is purchased on July 1 of the current fiscal year for \$180,000. It is expected to have a useful life of 4 years, or 20,000 operating hours, and a residual value of \$20,000. Compute the depreciation for the last six months of the current fiscal year ending December 31 by each of the following methods:

(a) straight-line
(b) declining-balance at twice the straight-line rate
(c) units-of-production (used for 1,500 hours during the current year)
(Round the answer to the nearest dollar.)

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Compute the depreciation

Machinery is purchased on July 1 of the current fiscal year for \$180,000. It is expected to have a useful life of 4 years, or 20,000 operating hours,
and a residual value of \$20,000. ...

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