# On January 1 of the current year, the Queen Corporation issued 6% bonds with a face value of \$56,000. The bonds are soldfor \$54,320. The bonds pay interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31 and the maturity date is December 31, fiveyears from now. Queen records straight-line amortization of the bond discount. Determine the bond interest expense for theyear ended December 31.Select the correct answer.\$3,696\$3,360\$280\$1,6804:25 PM12/20/2019

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Bonds: Bonds are long-term promissory notes that are issued by a company while borrowing money from investors to raise fund for financing the operations.

Bond interest expense: Bond interest expense is the interest charged by the bondholders at a certain rate of interest.

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Compute the bonds interest expense for the y...

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