Market interest 11%, Welch issued $100,000, 8%, 10-year bonds. Discount or premium?

When the market rate of interest was 11%, Welch Corporation issued $100,000, 8%, 10-year bonds that pay interest semiannually. Using the straight-line method, the amount of discount or premium to be amortized each interest period would be:

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