(Learning Objective 3: Account for the purchase and sale of treasury stock) OnJanuary 10, 2019, Mahlon Design Services purchased treasury stock at a cost of $26 million.On July 3, 2019, Mahlon resold some of the treasury stock for $11 million; this resold treasurystock had cost the company $4 million. Record the purchase and resale of Mahlon’s treasurystock. Overall, how much did stockholders’ equity increase or decrease as a result of the twotreasury-stock transactions?

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(Learning Objective 3: Account for the purchase and sale of treasury stock) On
January 10, 2019, Mahlon Design Services purchased treasury stock at a cost of $26 million.
On July 3, 2019, Mahlon resold some of the treasury stock for $11 million; this resold treasury
stock had cost the company $4 million. Record the purchase and resale of Mahlon’s treasury
stock. Overall, how much did stockholders’ equity increase or decrease as a result of the two
treasury-stock transactions?

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