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Calculating bond interest expense for the year

Kim Co issued $80,000 of 4% bonds on June 1, 2007 at face value. The bonds pay interest semiannually on February 1 and August 1. The bonds are dated February 1, 2006, and a mature on February 1, 2010. The total interest expense related to these bonds for the year ended December 31, 2006 is

I am stuck. The actual problem is simular but the bonds pay interest is not semiannual. Where do I start

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I am assuming that the bonds are issued on June 1, 2006 (it says 2007 in the question) and we are to find the interest expense till Dec ...

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The solution explains how to calculate the interest expense for bonds issued at par when the issue date is different from the bond date