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    Describe the factors that determine whether expenditures toward property, plant, and equipment already in use should be capitalized.

    Describe how to account for the gain or loss on sale of property, plant and equipment for cash

    Discuss the important considerations in analyzing property, plant and equipment.

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    1. The factors that determine whether the expenditure should be capitalized or not are
    a. The expenditure is of a relatively large amount
    b. The expenditure of of non recurring nature
    c. The expenditure extends the useful life of the property, plant or equipment
    d. The expenditure improves the usefulness in terms of quality or quantity of goods produced by the property, plant or equipment.

    2. The gain or loss is accounted for in ...

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