Peter M. Dell Co. purchased equipment for $510,000 which was estimated to have a useful life of 10 years with a salvage value of $10,000 at the end of that time. Depreciation has been entered for 7 years on a straight-line basis. In 2021, it is determined that the total estimated life should be 15 years with a salvage value of $5,000 at the end of that time.Instructionsa.    Prepare the entry (if any) to correct the prior years' depreciation.b.    Prepare the entry to record depreciation for 2021.

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Peter M. Dell Co. purchased equipment for $510,000 which was estimated to have a useful life of 10 years with a salvage value of $10,000 at the end of that time. Depreciation has been entered for 7 years on a straight-line basis. In 2021, it is determined that the total estimated life should be 15 years with a salvage value of $5,000 at the end of that time.

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a.    Prepare the entry (if any) to correct the prior years' depreciation.

b.    Prepare the entry to record depreciation for 2021.

 

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