# Straight-line depreciation rates Convert each of the following estimates of useful life to a straight-line depreciation rate, stated as a percentage: (a) 10 years, (b) 8 years, (c) 25 years, (d) 40 years, (e) 5 years, (f) 4 years, (g) 20 years.

### Accounting

27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337272094

### Accounting

27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337272094

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Chapter 10, Problem 10.5EX
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## Straight-line depreciation ratesConvert each of the following estimates of useful life to a straight-line depreciation rate, stated as a percentage: (a) 10 years, (b) 8 years, (c) 25 years, (d) 40 years, (e) 5 years, (f) 4 years, (g) 20 years.

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Straight-line Depreciation: Under the straight-line method of depreciation, the same amount of depreciation is allocated every year over the estimated useful life of an asset. The formula to calculate the depreciation cost of the asset using the residual value is shown as below:

Depreciation cost = (Cost of the assetResidual value)Estimated useful life of the asset

To convert: each of the given estimated useful life into straight-line depreciation rate as a percentage.

### Explanation of Solution

Convert each of the given estimated useful life into straight-line depreciation rate as a percentage.

 Convert estimated useful life into straight-line depreciation rate. Formula Straight-line rate = 100%Estimated useful life Serial Number Estimated Useful life Straight-line rate (a) 10 years =100%10 Years=10% (b) 8 years =100%8 Years=12

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